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Children's Fiction Multigenerational

The Girl Who Loved Poutine

by (author) Lorna Schultz Nicholson

illustrated by Rachel Qiuqi

Sleeping Bear Press
Initial publish date
Mar 2024
Multigenerational, General, Birthdays, Cooking & Food
Recommended Age
5 to 8
Recommended Grade
k to 3
Recommended Reading age
6 to 7
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2024
    List Price

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Zoey loves poutine with its French fries, gravy, and squeaky squeaky cheese curds. It's her favourite dish to make with her father. And it's their annual tradition to make it for their shared July 1 birthday. Zoey is excited. Tomorrow is her fifth birthday! It's also a holiday in Canada. This year, family members--grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins--from across Canada are coming to celebrate Zoey's birthday. But as a surprise to Zoey, everyone is bringing their own special poutine dish. There are recipes from all over Canada, including Alberta, Quebec, and Prince Edward Island. All so unique and all so delicious! It will be a poutine contest and Zoey will be the judge. How will Zoey ever decide whose dish is the winner? Back matter includes information about the history of this classic dish, as well as a recipe.

About the authors

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Rachel Qiuqi is an illustrator and designer who spent six years studying animation before focusing on illustration for children. Her books include What’s Growing in Mommy’s Tummy? and We Are Earthlings. She is based in Canada.

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