These Adorable Woodland Creatures Will Teach Your Kids to Love Cooking

updated Sep 30, 2020
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The angle: Simple (French!) recipes for small hands.

Recipes for right now: Zucchini Fritters, Cold Cucumber Soup, Raspberry Pie, Grape Juice, Apples with Speculoos, Mushroom Omelette, Orange Cake

Who would enjoy this book? Food-loving parents with food-loving youngsters.

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Quick Facts

Who wrote it: Virginie Aladjidi, Caroline Pellissier & Marion Billet

Who published it: Flying Eye Books

Other highlights: This book is flat-out adorable — I don’t care how old you are. The pages are full of vibrant colors and lovable forest creatures: a chicken, a hedgehog, a wolf, and a cat, each representing the recipes from each season throughout the year. There’s no narrative in the book, but lots of visual storytelling — I could definitely see my young niece paging through this picture book for hours, peering at each little drawing. The recipes definitely require some adult supervision and participation; they’re the kinds of recipes to make (and hopefully eat!) together, rather than letting your toddler have free rein in the kitchen!

Find the book at your local library, independent bookstore, or Amazon: Big Meals for Little Hands by Virginie Aladjidi, Caroline Pellissier & Marion Billet

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