Bestselling Children’s Cookbooks Books for 9 Year Olds

Here are the top 30 bestselling children’s cookbooks books for 9 year olds. Please click Read Review to read book reviews on Amazon. You can also click Find in Library to check book availability at your local library. If the default library is not correct, please follow Change Local Library to reset it.

1. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory–More Than 150 Magical Recipes for Muggles and Wizards (Unofficial Cookbook)

by: Dinah Bucholz
Release date: Sep 18, 2010
Number of Pages: 256
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With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffi Pie. With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories, such as:

  • Treacle Tart, Harry’s favorite dessert
  • Molly’s Meat Pies, Mrs. Weasley’s classic dish
  • Kreacher’s French Onion Soup
  • Pumpkin Pasties, a staple on the Hogwarts Express cart

With a dash of magic and a drop of creativity, you’ll conjure up the entrees, desserts, snacks, and drinks you need to transform ordinary Muggle meals into magical culinary masterpieces, sure to make even Mrs. Weasley proud.

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2. Cooking Class: 57 Fun Recipes Kids Will Love to Make (and Eat!)

by: Deanna F. Cook
Release date: Mar 10, 2015
Number of Pages: 144
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The kids are taking over the kitchen! Deanna F. Cook presents more than 50 recipes designed for the cooking abilities and tastes of children ages 6 to 12. Basic cooking techniques are explained in kid-friendly language, and recipes include favorites like applesauce, French toast, popcorn chicken, pizza, and more. Full of fresh, healthy ingredients and featuring imaginative presentations like egg mice, fruit flowers, and mashed potato clouds, Cooking Class brings inspiration and confidence to the chefs of the future. 

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3. American Girl Baking: Recipes for Cookies, Cupcakes & More

by: Williams-SonomaAmerican Girl
Release date: Mar 22, 2016
Number of Pages: 96
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Bake Like You Mean it! Williams-Sonoma and American Girl have partnered to bring you American Girl Baking – the perfect book for the girl in your family. It’s packed with 40+ delicious, easy-to-follow recipes fit for any occasion, or just because you wanted to bake something! 

It’s easy to understand why baking is so much fun. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as measuring and mixing ingredients, putting dough or batter into a hot oven, watching  – and smelling!- the transformation during baking, and finally removing delicious sweets from the oven. But the best part is sharing the treats you made with love with your friends and family. American Girl Baking provides delicious, easy to follow recipes that everyone will love.

Cookies: From cookie flower pops and cinnamon-sugar snickerdoodles to pinwheel icebox cookies to ice cream sandwiches – find something for every craving.

Cupcakes: With kid-favorites flavors like PB & J, s’mores and snowball, and more adult flavors like carrot cake, red velvet, and white chocolate and raspberry, there’s something for every family member. 

Madeleines: Honey or orange, chocolate or vanilla, no matter what flavor they are- madeleines are a delicious and dainty treat!

Baking: A wide range of sweets as diverse as chocolate truffles, rocky road fudge, fruity turnovers, caramel-glazed blondies, and everything in between. 

Whether you follow each recipe step-by-step or add your own unique twist, baking is a great opportunity to let your personality shine and to create mouthwatering goodies.

The American Girl Baking book goes with the exclusive line of bakeware products from Williams-Sonoma and American Girl, but these delicious recipes can be made with the utensils you already have in your home.

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4. American Girl Cooking: Recipes for Delicious Snacks, Meals & More

by: Williams-SonomaAmerican Girl
Release date: Oct 04, 2016
Number of Pages: 128
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Now a 2016 Parents’ Choice Award® winner! 

The second book from Williams-Sonoma and American Girl, American Girl Cooking, is packed with great recipes fit for any occasion! Learn how to whip up tasty treats for movie nights, picnics, fiestas, family dinners, and more! Filled with delicious snacks, soups and salads, main dishes, and side dishes, you’ll be on your way to becoming the best chef in town. 

Cook up some fun with American Girl Cooking—the perfect cookbook for the emerging chef (and American Girl fan) in your family. Packed with great, easy-to-follow recipes fit for any occasion, this new title will inspire young cooks to get in the kitchen and create delicious, wholesome dishes and give a great sense of accomplishment.

Being able to cook good food is a skill you’ll enjoy and benefit from your entire life. With this book as your very own cooking coach, learn how to make tasty and nutritious snacks, soups, salads, main dishes, and more to share with your friends and family.

Snacks: From caprese kebabs to lemony hummus to hot cheese dip, these recipes are perfect for sharing and satisfying between-meal cravings.

Soups & Salads: Featuring comforting favorites like chicken noodle soup and creamy tomato soup with cheese toasts and lighter fare like taco and BLT salads, there’s something here for everyone.

Main Dishes: A wide range of impressive-yet-easy dinners, such as rosemary roast chicken, spaghetti and meatballs, and fish tacos with slaw, are both nourishing and delectable.

Side Dishes: Buttery peas with mint, creamiest mashed potatoes, roasted carrots, cheesy garlic bread, and more round out any meal.

American Girl Cooking goes with the exclusive line of cookware products from Williams-Sonoma and American Girl, but these delicious recipes can also be made with the utensils you already have in your home. This companion title to American Girl Baking will be a staple in the kitchen for your little chef. 

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5. My First Cupcake Decorating Book: Learn simple decorating skills with these 35 cute & easy recipes: cupcakes, cake pops, cookies

by: CICO Kidz
Release date: Feb 09, 2012
Number of Pages: 128
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You’ll learn how to make delicious cupcakes, cookies, cake pops, and more—and transform them into fantastic creations. In Cool Cupcakes, make pink piggy cupcakes, classic butterfly cakes, pretty spotty cupcakes, and more. The next chapter, Crazy Cookies, gives you ideas for creating ladybird cookies and pretty star cookies, as well as for gingerbread—including gingerbread families, animals, and a village. Then have a go at the Brilliant Brownies and Cake Pops—from adorable penguin pops to delicious brownie pops and cute brownie owls. Finally, take your pick from the Novelty Cakes, where there are super snowmen, under the sea mini cakes, and honey flake crunchies. There are basic recipes so that you can make the cakes in any flavor you want, and a techniques section that will teach you all you’ll need to know, such as how to pipe frosting, and how to make shapes out of marzipan. All the projects are easy to follow with adorable artworks to guide you along the way; plus, each one has a grade so you can start with the easiest and then move on as your decorating skills improve.
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6. The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Classic Stories

by: Barbara M. WalkerGarth Williams
Release date: Sep 07, 1989
Number of Pages: 256
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More than 100 recipes introduce the foods and cooking of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s pioneer childhood, chronicled in her classic Little House books.

Notable Children’s Books of 1979 (ALA)
Best Books of 1979 (SLJ)
Notable 1979 Children’s Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Children’s Books of 1979 (Library of Congress)
1980 Western Heritage Award

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7. A Smart Girl’s Guide: Cooking: How to Make Food for Your Friends, Your Family & Yourself (Smart Girl’s Guides)

by: Patricia DanielsDarcie JohnstonElisa Chavarri
Release date: Mar 01, 2016
Number of Pages: 120
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Have you ever thought about how awesome cooking really is? It’s actually pretty cool to take ingredients and combine them in a special way to make something totally different — and delicious! Plus, sharing your tasty creations with family and friends makes it even more fun. Think of this book as your first step toward developing your culinary skills. You’ll learn the basics like chopping, mixing, and blending; then you’ll practice those skills with some classic recipes. Your family and friends will be amazed when you delight their taste buds! But that’s not all. Cooking is also about presentation and making things look appetizing. You’ll get tips and suggestions for pretty presentations, and learn how to plan a complete meal, too. So grab an apron, plop on a chef’s hat, and get cooking!
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8. The Forest Feast for Kids: Colorful Vegetarian Recipes That Are Simple to Make

by: Erin Gleeson
Release date: Feb 16, 2016
Number of Pages: 112
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The Forest Feast for Kids includes the most kid-friendly favorites from The Forest Feast, along with 20 new recipes, plus ideas for kids’ parties and easy-to-follow instructions on techniques, measurements, and other helpful kitchen aides.

The first children’s cookbook from New York Times bestselling author and popular food blogger Erin Gleeson, The Forest Feast for Kids, serves up kid-friendly vegetarian recipes that are quick, easy, and fun to make. This cookbook showcases the rustic simplicity of the fare through vibrant colorful photography of Gleeson’s beautiful home in the woods and of children cooking the dishes themselves.
 
Each meal is simple and full of fresh and lively flavors that will appeal to kids. The natural beauty of Gleeson’s surroundings and the abundance of local produce serve as the inspiration for recipes such as:
 

  • Pesto Pepper Pizza
  • Rainbow Chard Quiche
  • Kale Tacos
  • Watermelon Smoothies

 
In addition to its recipes—which span meals, party food, snacks, and beverages—this nonfiction book includes ideas for crafty table decoration, party ideas, an illustrated guide on kitchen safety, and a glossary of culinary terms. The recipes are complemented by a mix of stunning photographs and art, including Gleeson’s own fanciful watercolor illustrations and hand lettering.
 
This beautifully designed kid-friendly cookbook is perfect for foodies and parents looking for healthy recipes for children. It will also appeal to fans of Erin Gleeson’s blog and The Forest Feast. Parents.com says “Have you ever wanted to crawl into a cookbook and live in its world? That’s how I feel when I page through Erin Gleeson’s gorgeous The Forest Feast for Kids.”

Also available from Erin Gleeson:The Forest Feast: Simple Vegetarian Recipes from My Cabin in the WoodsandThe Forest Feast Gatherings.
 

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9. Twist It Up: More Than 60 Delicious Recipes from an Inspiring Young Chef

by: Jack WitherspoonSheri GiblinLisa Witherspoon
Release date: Nov 16, 2011
Number of Pages: 152
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Inspiration resides in the kitchen for eleven-year-old Jack Witherspoon. And for good reason. When Jack was going through incredibly tough times battling leukemia for the second time he sought solace in the Food Network and decided his dream was to become a chef. Before long, Jack was creating his own recipes, cooking for cancer fundraisers, and even coining his own culinary catchphrase ( Twist it up! ) to characterize his individual spin on comfort food favorites like French toast, pesto pizza, shepherd s pie, meat loaf, cupcakes, and more. Clear, step-by-step instructions and sumptuous photographs will encourage cooks of all ages to whip up delicious recipes and make mouthwatering memories in the kitchen.
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10. The International Cookbook for Kids

by: Matthew Locricchio
Release date: Dec 04, 2012
Number of Pages: 176
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On your mark . . . get set . . . COOK! The International Cookbook for Kids is packed with features that make cooking a snap:
– 60 classic recipes from Italy, France, China, and Mexico
– More than 100 full-color photographs and illustrations
– Easy-to-follow recipe format
– Kid-tested recipes ranging from appetizers to desserts
– Chef’s tips discussing ingredients, nutrition, and technique
– Safety section discussing basic kitchen precautions
– Special taco-party section
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11. Betty Crocker Kids Cook!

by: Betty Crocker
Release date: Sep 29, 2015
Number of Pages: 160
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Whether starting from scratch with the basics of measuring and kitchen safety or creating a meal for the family, Betty Crocker Kids Cook is both teacher and creative outlet.

Betty Crocker has been helping kids in the kitchen since 1957 with the publication of Betty Crocker’s Boys and Girls Cookbook. Betty CrockerKids Cook provides the same blend of teaching and creativity, helping today’s kids learn to cook and have fun at the same time. The book has 66 I-want-to-make-that recipes, plus engaging illustrations and photos of each recipe that blend whimsy and practicality. The book covers Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Dinner and Desserts as well as kitchen essentials, including cooking safety and nutrition basics. This is the book that will teach kids to feel comfortable in the kitchen, whether assembling a healthy snack like Strawberry-Orange Smoothies or whipping up a dinner of Impossibly Easy Mini Chicken Pot Pies with Fresh Fruit Frozen Yogurt Pops for dessert.

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12. You’re the Chef: A Cookbook Companion for A Smart Girl’s Guide: Cooking

by: Lisa CherkaskyElisa Chavarri
Release date: Mar 01, 2016
Number of Pages: 80
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What’s healthy, delicious, and simple? All the recipes in this book! You’ll discover easy directions for making meals, planning parties, and preparing snacks, plus beautiful full-color photography for every recipe. This is the perfect companion to A Smart Girl’s Guide: Cooking, and a great way to try out newly discovered culinary skills. So get ready to delight the taste buds of your family and friends — and yourself, too. And prepare to be amazed by how many mouthwatering things you can make! The book also includes an overview of cooking terms and tools, safety rules, and instructions on how to read a recipe.
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13. National Geographic Kids Cookbook: A Year-Round Fun Food Adventure

by: Barton Seaver
Release date: Sep 09, 2014
Number of Pages: 160
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Join Barton Seaver—master chef and National Geographic Explorer—on a year-round culinary adventure as he explores what it takes to create the ultimate dish. Barton provides mouthwatering recipes, the ins and outs of healthy eating, awesome crafts and activities, and food-focused challenges, proving once and for all that cooking can be a blast. Follow along as he teaches you to plant a kitchen garden, host a dinner party for your friends, and pack the perfect school lunch. Other highlights include ways to play with your food, festive holiday meals, snow day snacks, and family cooking competitions. With fascinating sidebars, profiles on real people, and cool facts, the National Geographic Kids Cookbook will have you ruling the kitchen in no time!
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14. Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes

by: Roald DahlFelicity DahlJosie FisonQuentin BlakeJan Baldwin
Release date: Nov 01, 1997
Number of Pages: 32
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Who but Roald Dahl could think up such mouthwatering and deliciously disgusting foods as Lickable Wallpaper, Stink Bugs Eggs, and Eatable Pillows?Now theres a practical guide to making these and other delicacies featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,James and the Giant Peach, and Dahl’s other books, with easy, step-by-step recipes that range from the delectable to the truly revolting. Quentin Blake’s illustrations combine with full-color photographs of the luscious results to perfectly capture Roald Dahls wicked sense of fun.”Deliciously playful.Dahl, one suspects, would have been tickled.” — Publishers WeeklyThe late Roald Dahl was one of the most beloved storytellers of all time. Quentin Blake has illustrated more than a dozen books by Roald Dahl.
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15. Let’s Cook French, A Family Cookbook: Cuisinons Francais, Un livre pour toute la famille

by: Claudine PepinJacques Pepin
Release date: Dec 15, 2015
Number of Pages: 96
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2016 IACP Award Finalist!

According to Jacques Pepin, “the moment for a child to be in the kitchen is from the moment they are born.” Previously published under the title Kids Cook French, Let’s Cook French, written by his daughter Claudine Pepin, is a fun, interactive, bilingual cookbook for families that introduces the art and joy of French cooking. It teaches better eating habits and the importance of culture, while providing quality family bonding time. Featuring classic, simple dishes inspired by French cuisine, each recipe is shown in both French and English and accompanied by charming illustrations. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients and hands-on preparation, dishes include traditional starters, main courses, and desserts. Your child’s creativity will be sparked, as will your deeper connection with them.

D’apres Jacques Pepin, “la place d’un enfant dans une cuisine debute la minute ou il est ne” Let’s cook French, ecrit par sa fille Claudine, est un livre de cuisine ludique et bilingue pour toute la famille qui presente d’art et la joie de cuisiner. Mettant en vedette les plats classiques inspires de la cuisine francaise, chaque recette est presentee en Francais et en anglais, accompagnee de belles illustrations.

Mettant en avant des ingrédients frais et des préparations pratiques, les différents mets incluent des entrées, plats et desserts. Cela éveillera la créativité de vos enfants et vous rendra plus proche d’eux. Alors qu’ils viennent dans cette cuisine et commencent à jouer les chefs !

Let’s Cook French is a magical introduction to some of the most delicious French classics. With Claudine’s recipes, her father’s and her daughter’s illustrations, this is a book by a family for your family.” – Dana Cowin, Editor in Chief, FOOD & WINE

“I cannot think of anyone more qualified to write a French cookbook for children than Claudine Pepin! A trusted television personality, accomplished cook, seasoned teacher, and dedicated mom, Claudine has spent her entire life learning from and cooking alongside the most renowned chefs in the world. Complete with countless personal stories, beautiful illustrations by her father and her daughter, and timeless recipes developed with her husband, Let’s Cook French is an absolute delight for the whole family and a source of inspiration for aspiring chefs of all ages. Bravo!” – Gail Simmons, TV host and author of Talking With My Mouth Full

“If there’s one thing I’ve learned from the French, it’s that good cooking is not an end in itself. Rather, it’s the crucial thing that brings the family together for a meal at the end of every day – and nothing’s more important than that. Claudine Pepin, Jacques’s daughter, was schooled in this lesson from birth. Now she is paying it forward. Simply but clearly written, and vivid with illustrations that recall the “Madeleine” books, “Let’s Cook French” is seductive. If anyone can tempt kids away from nuggets and pizza, into the kitchen, and on to the dinner table, it’s Claudine.” – Sara Moulton of Sara’s Weeknight Meals

“My dear friends, Claudine and her father Jacques Pépin, have taught America to love French cooking. Now, with this very special book, these two amazing storytellers have shared their passion for family, fun and good food with a new generation of cooks. Claudine’s recipes open a window into the flavors of France, and Jacques astonishing drawings will inspire children to be hungry for more!” – Jose Andres, internationally acclaimed chef, author, educator, and owner of ThinkFoodGroup

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16. Honest Pretzels: And 64 Other Amazing Recipes for Cooks Ages 8 & Up

by: Mollie Katzen
Release date: Oct 13, 2009
Number of Pages: 192
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Get ready to help with dinner for real!

Are you a kid? Then this book was written especially for you. With it, you can become a fantastic cook and amaze your friends with PITA SPIRALS and CREAMY CORN SOUP or CINNAMON SWIRL STICKY BUNS and BEST HOT CHOCOLATE. Or you can fill your lunch bag with a wedge of SPAGHETTI PIE, a serving of MAPLE YOGURT FRUIT DIP, and a handful of HONEST PRETZELS that you made yourself.

Are you a grown-up? Then welcome to another very special cookbook by Mollie Katzen. In these pages she speaks directly to children through 65fully kid-tested, illustrated recipes that require only a little adult assistance. It’s not just a cookbook full of yummy recipes–it also gives young cooks, ages eight and up, a chance to practice reading, math, and logic skills. And think of the sense of accomplishment they will feel as they grow into creative, confident chefs.

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17. A Dash of Magic (Bliss Bakery Trilogy)

by: Kathryn LittlewoodErin McGuire
Release date: Jan 07, 2014
Number of Pages: 384
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This second book in the acclaimed Bliss trilogy mixes the down-home heart-punch of Ingrid Law’s Newbery Honor Book Savvy, the always-on-the-edge-of-chaos comedy of Cheaper by the Dozen, and a humorous magic all its own to create a thoroughly original confection to please every reader’s sweet tooth!

The Bliss family’s magical Cookery Booke was stolen by evil Aunt Lily at the end of Bliss, the first novel in the series. Now twelve-year-old Rosemary has a chance to win it back: she challenges her aunt to an Iron Chef-style international baking competition in Paris. But the only way to beat the cheating Aunt Lily is to gather magical ingredients of her own. Together with her brothers and their talking cat and mouse, Rose races across Paris—from the Eiffel Tower to the Cathedral of Notre Dame to the Mona Lisa in the Louvre Museum—to gather what she needs to out-bake—and out-magic—her conniving aunt.

If Rose wins, the cherished Cookery Booke will return to her family where it belongs. If she loses—well, the consequences are too ugly to think about. . . .

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18. Wookiee Pies, Clone Scones, and Other Galactic Goodies: The Star Wars Cookbook

by: Robin DavisLara Starr
Release date: May 23, 2012
Number of Pages: 64
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May the Force be with all aspiring Jedi cooks as they use Yoda, Darth Vader, and R2-D2-shaped cookie cutters to create 30 sweet and savory treats! From Chocolate Chewies to Obi-Wan Tons, this galactic cookbook features easy-to-make recipes for Star Wars–themed treats that will delight any Jedi appetite.
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19. The Teen’s Vegetarian Cookbook

by: Judy KrizmanicMatthew Wawiorka
Release date: May 01, 1999
Number of Pages: 192
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From Apple-Date Dessert to Zesty BBQ Burgers, vegetarian cooking is more varied and exciting than ever before. Here are over 120 recipes for mouth-watering and nutritious meals, snacks, and desserts–including Easy Homemade Granola, Cold Sesame Noodles, Thai Coconut Curry, and Chocolate Coma–that are easy enough for beginning chefs to handle. You’ll also find a glossary of cooking terms and unusual ingredients, complete step-by-step menus for meals the whole family can enjoy, and a chapter on college cuisine. So get ready to do some vegetarian cooking–all it takes is a little enthusiasm and the willingness to experiment, and in no time at all you’ll be simmering, sautéing, and stir-frying like a pro!
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20. Cook Me a Story: A treasury of stories and recipes inspired by classic fairy tales

by: Bryan Kozlowski
Release date: Jun 01, 2016
Number of Pages: 80
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Combine the magic of storytelling with the fun of cooking for a truly unique mashup of cookbook and storybook.

Welcome to the enchanted world of Cook Me a Story, where the most beloved fairy tales are retold with deliciously clever recipes for families to create and enjoy together. From breakfast adventures to evening stories, anytime is a perfect time for fairy tales and food. Join the fun as children learn to cook with familiar kitchen-time tales such as Goldilocks and the Three Pears, Cinnarella, Plumbelina, and more. Cook Me a Story combines the magic of storytelling with the fun of cooking for a truly unique fairy-tale experience that begins “once upon a kitchen…”

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21. The Minnie & Friends Cookbook

by: Disney Book GroupCynthia LittlefieldDisney Storybook Art TeamDisney Storybook Art TeamJoanne Schmaltz
Release date: Apr 15, 2014
Number of Pages: 64
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From Ear-resistible French Toast to Polka-dot Fruit Sundaes, this beautiful cookbook is filled with delicious recipes inspired by Minnie Mouse and all her friends. With simple step-by-step instructions, mouth-watering photos of each dish, and helpful tips from Minnie herself, this cookbook makes it easy for kids to whip up some kitchen magic. After all, no one can pull off the perfect recipe quite like Minnie can!
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22. The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Classic Stories

by: Barbara M. WalkerGarth Williams
Release date: Sep 20, 1979
Number of Pages: 256
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Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up on the prairie, where food was something one worked for, cooking was a big part of daily life, and mealtime was a chance to gather with family and give thanks. By watching Pa hunt and farm and by helping Ma prepare the food, Laura learned the pleasures that come from a family working together. Laura also experienced the joy that comes from sharing food, made with love and care, with family and friends.

Here are over 100 unique recipes celebrating the foods and cooking techniques of Laura’s pioneer childhood. Taken from dishes described in the beloved Little House books, these recipes were carefully researched by Barbara M. Walker and tested in her own kitchen. From pancake men and pumpkin pie to vanity cakes and ice cream, these recipes give adults and children alike the chance to experience a taste of Laura’s childhood, reminding us of the connection between the food on the table and the work involved in getting it there.

Notable Children’s Books of 1979 (ALA)
Best Books of 1979 (SLJ)
Notable 1979 Children’s Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Children’s Books of 1979 (Library of Congress)
1980 Western Heritage Award

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23. Mommy and Me Bake

by: DK
Release date: Jan 26, 2015
Number of Pages: 80
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Is your child a budding chef, always wanting to help in the kitchen? Do you want to encourage your child’s cooking aspirations, but need recipes that are safe for children and things that you can cook together? Look no further than Mommy & Me Bake, the cookbook designed to offer parent and child the opportunity to work together as a team while teaching basic baking skills.

From simple kneading and mixing to creating whimsical designs and decorations that can be customized according to the creativity of your little chef, Mommy & Me Bake is designed to encourage experimentation, build self-esteem in your child, incorporate the silliness of cooking with a child, and encourage bonding and the joy of working together as parent and child. Every single recipe in Mommy & Me Bake is designed to teach, to be fun for children, and to taste delicious, so your child can be proud to share finished recipes at the family table or with friends!

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24. Fix-It and Forget-It Cooking with Kids: 50 Favorite Recipes to Make in a Slow Cooker, Revised & Updated

by: Phyllis Good
Release date: May 03, 2016
Number of Pages: 128
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Fix-It and Forget-It Kids’ Cookbook: 50 Favorite Recipes to Make in a Slow Cooker, Revised & Updated offers kids the directions they need to prepare main courses, snacks, and desserts. Plus, this newly redesigned and updated volume includes basic cooking instructions so your child will learn to be at home in the kitchen.

Each recipe includes a full-color photo of the finished dish. Each recipe also gives clear step-by-step instructions and supplies a list of ingredients and a list of equipment needed to complete the prep. The book contains a glossary and a diary so kids can keep track of which recipes they make and when, and how the recipe turned out.

?This is one friendly and engaging way to bring your children into the kitchen with you,” states Good. ?When they help to fix a meal that they and their family enjoy, they’ll be back to make more.”

Fix-It and Forget-It Kids’ Cookbook includes recipes for Easy Taco Filling, Hot Sweet Caramel Dip, Pizza in a Bowl, Crunchy Broccoli, the Simplest ?Baked” Potatoes, Yummy Italian Meatloaf, Hearty Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole, and Cherry Cobbler. Plus forty-two more ?may-I-have-another-helping” favorites.

Off the record: Good says, ?I’ve seen adults who think they can’t cook pick up this cookbook and then proudly march the finished dish to the table! But I promised not to tell.”

Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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25. Mud Pies and Other Recipes (New York Review Children’s Collection)

by: Marjorie WinslowErik Blegvad
Release date: Oct 05, 2010
Number of Pages: 56
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Whether you’re entertaining garden sprites, feeding a regiment of toy soldiers, or simply whiling away a lazy afternoon, Mud Pies and Other Recipes is the only make-believe cookbook you’ll ever need. With Marjorie Winslow’s timeless guide on hand, you’ll never be at a loss for something to do in your backyard or by the seashore; you’ll be busy scooping up sand (a filling for Stuffed Sea Shells), hunting for flower petals (they make lovely hors d’oeuvres), and collecting raindrops (essential for brewing up Fried Water). The book is organized by course, and includes a general discussion of yard cookery along with detailed ingredient lists, methods for preparation, and helpful serving suggestions. And on every page, Erik Blegvad’s delightful pen-and-ink drawings ensure that Mud Pies and Other Recipes is a feast for the eyes as well as the imagination.
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26. The Winnie-the-Pooh Cookbook

by: Virginia EllisonErnest H. Shepard
Release date: Oct 14, 2010
Number of Pages: 112
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The famously rotund bear is happiest when in possession of a brimming pot of honey, but when it comes time for meals and smackerels, the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood need something a little more substantial. This delightful collection contains over fifty tried-and-true recipes for readers of all ages to make and enjoy, starting with Poohanpiglet pancakes and ending with a recipe for getting thin-with honey sauces, holiday treats, and dishes for every mealtime in between.

Forty years after its original publication, this updated and beautifully redesigned cookbook features quotes from the original books and Ernest H. Shepard’s beloved drawings, which leap off the pages in full color.

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27. How to Cook in 10 Easy Lessons: Learn how to prepare food and cook like a pro (Super Skills)

by: Wendy Sweetser
Release date: Oct 01, 2015
Number of Pages: 64
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Learn how to cook in 10 easy lessons, and become an expert in the kitchen in no time!

In the Super Skills series, kids can master a new talent in 10 easy lessons! How to Cook in 10 Easy Lessons is a comprehensive cookbook for aspiring young chefs that introduces children to the art of cooking and breaks it down to the basics in a fun and interactive way. Young chefs will learn key skills and practical techniques from a professional chef that will help them become experts in the kitchen in no time. Easy-to-follow recipes then help guide kids as they practice their newfound cooking skills. With an inviting format and step-by-step illustrations, this is the perfect book for kids to gain the confidence and skills necessary to learn how to cook themselves.

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28. Let’s Cook Spanish, A Family Cookbook: Vamos a Cocinar Espanol, Recetas Para Toda la Familia

by: Gabriela Llamas
Release date: Apr 01, 2016
Number of Pages: 96
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Introduce your family to the art of Spanish cuisine with this highly engaging cookbook. Not only will it bring you closer together as a family, but it will teach your child a valuable hobby and get them interested in Spanish culture.

“A tavola non si invecchia.” Or, “At the table with good friends and family you do not become old.”

Let’s Cook Spanish, by notable Spanish chef Gabriela Llamas, is a fun, interactive, bilingual cookbook for families that introduces the art and joy of Spanish cooking. It teaches better eating habits and the importance of culture, while providing quality family bonding time. Featuring classic, simple dishes inspired by Spanish cuisine, each recipe is shown in both Spanish and English and accompanied by charming illustrations. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients and hands-on preparation with family activities, dishes include traditional starters, main courses, and desserts. Your child’s creativity will be sparked, as will your deeper connection with them.

Da a conocer a tu familia el arte culinario espanol con este atrayente libro de cocina. Os unira como familia y ademas os ensenara un valioso hobby que aumentara vuestro interes por la cultura espanola. Vamos a cocinar espanol, de la profesora de cocina con base en Madrid Gabriela Llamas, es un divertido libro de cocina interactivo para toda la familia que introduce el arte y la alegria de cocinar, con platos clasicos y sencillos inspirados en la cocina espanola. Cada receta aparece en espanol e ingles y esta acompanada de ilustraciones encantadoras. El recetario apuesta por ingredientes frescos y su preparacion artesanal e incluye las tradicionales tapas, platos principales y postres. La creatividad de vuestros hijos despertara y se crearan conexiones mas profundas con ellos asi que todos a la cocina y a jugar a ser chefs.

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29. Eat Your Greens, Reds, Yellows, and Purples: Children’s Cookbook

by: DK
Release date: May 10, 2016
Number of Pages: 80
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Gather your ingredients and get busy in the kitchen creating tasty, healthy meals with your kids with Eat Your Greens, Reds, Yellows, and Purples.

With 25 delicious and simple vegetarian recipes, this healthy cookbook makes fruits and vegetables fun and delicious while teaching kids the benefits of eating healthy. Teach your kids how carrots help their vision while baking carrot and orange muffins or why peppers boost their immune system while making a red pepper hummus.

Written in a friendly, positive tone that focuses on why colorful fruit and vegetables are good, Eat Your Greens, Reds, Yellows, and Purples is perfect for parents looking for a way to get their children excited about fruit, vegetables, and cooking. The delicious meals and fun facts are enough to satisfy any hungry young appetite, so reach for your reds, pick up your purples, and don’t forget to eat your greens!

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30. Kitchen for Kids

by: Jennifer Low
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
Number of Pages: 144
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Kids love to cook and help in the kitchen. That’s why Jennifer Low has created this book of 100 no-knives, no-flame, from-scratch recipes that kids can easily make with the help of a caring adult. Each recipe has been tested by kids aged four and up and each dish is beautifully photographed From Paddy Thai Noodles (an oven backed take on traditional Pad Thai) and One-Potato-Two Bread to Baby Lemon Meringue Pies and Strawberry-Fudge Striped Cake, the author shows how to organize a safe and fun kitchen for kids to learn cooking and to create yummy dishes.

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