9780805090048

Soup Day

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805090048

  • ISBN10:

    0805090045

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-09-28
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Summary

On a cold, snowy day, a young girl and her mother shop to buy ingredients for vegetable soup. At home, they work togetherstep by stepto prepare the meal. While the soup is cooking, they spend the time playing games and reading. Before long, Daddy's home and the family sits down to enjoy a home made dinner. This book celebrates the importance of making a nutritious meal and sharing in the process.

Author Biography

Melissa Iwai has illustrated many children’s books, including Toolbox Twins, B Is for Bulldozer, and Good Night Engines. This is the first book she has both written and illustrated. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and young son, Jamie (who loves to cook with his mom!).

 

www.melissaiwai.com

Table of Contents

"I loved this book!  If only it had been around when my daughter Melissa was little, maybe I would have made something for dinner other than reservations!" —Joan Rivers

“Iwai’s writing debut beautifully depicts the loving relationship between a mother and daughter… Ordinariness made extraordinary.” Kirkus Reviews, STARRED review

“A perfect meal and a perfect book.”  School Library Journal

“Idyllic and cozy with colorful, textured illustrations, the book also offers a perfect recipe for tiny hands.” --Associated Press

 

“The brightly colored illustrations—combining acrylics, fabric and paper collage, and digital elements—offer plenty of familiar elements for young children to identify and new ones to explore, such as six kinds of pasta pictured on one page. Satisfying for reading aloud.”--Booklist

Excerpts

Today is soup day. I help mommy pick out the vegetables. She says it’s important to choose the freshest ones with the brightest colors.

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