Best Children’s Cookbooks Books for 9 Year Olds

Here are the top 30 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. Charlie Learns To Cook (The Charlie and Nana Cookbook Series 1)

by: Midge Newth
Release date: Nov 14, 2014
Number of Pages: 29
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Charlie was sad that he had to stay indoors on a rainy day. His grandma, Nana suggested that he begin an adventure: his first cooking lesson! Follow along as Nana teaches Charlie how to gather ingredients, make fancy hotdogs with dipping sauce and cookies and learn the basics of cooking.
Children love to help cook. In addition to being a fun story to read to your children, this book includes three easy-to-make recipes that little ones are sure to enjoy making and eating.
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2. An Alien Robot’s Cookbook: Discover Real Recipes

by: Ruth Fankushen KunkelGabriel Kunkel
Release date: Jun 15, 2009
Number of Pages: 238
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“What a goofy, fun and ultimately usable book -both for kids and adults. I mean, who can resist “Pigs in Spaceships” or “Realistic Corn Fritters?” I loved reading ‘An Alien Robot’s Cookbook.’ It made me smile. I imagine anyone could cook from it and have real food, and the drawings are out of this world!” -Deborah Madison, author of “Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone” and “Local Flavors”
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3. Charlie Helps Nana Make Christmas Cookies (The Charlie and Nana Cookbook Series 4)

by: Midge Newth
Release date: Jan 11, 2015
Number of Pages: 49
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Charlie and his grandma, Nana, are in the kitchen again! In this story, he is invited to help her bake Christmas cookies.
Nana teaches Charlie how to gather ingredients, make three tasty cookies and learn the basics of cooking.
Children love to help cook. In addition to being a fun story to read to your children, this book includes easy-to-make recipes that little ones are sure to enjoy helping you make and eat!
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Christian Books & Bibles > Christian Living > Holidays > Christmas

4. Cooking Around the Country with Kids: USA Regional Recipes and Fun Activities

by: Amy Houts
Release date: Nov 25, 2009
Number of Pages: 272
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This cookbook helps children learn about the cultural food differences that make up our great country. It introduces the concept of cultural diversity in a way that captures the child’s interest and helps in the understanding of how different cultures came to co-exist yet continue to celebrate their uniqueness. This USA-themed cookbook encourages children to re-engage with the history of the United States through food and fun activities.
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5. 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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6. Charlie and Nana Make Lunch Together (The Charlie and Nana Cookbook Series 2)

by: Midge Newth
Release date: Dec 01, 2014
Number of Pages: 27
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In the second volume of the series, Charlie’s grandma, Nana, teaches him how to make lunch, including a healthy homemade soup and the learn the basics of cooking.

Children love to help cook. In addition to being a fun story to read to your children, this book includes two easy-to-make recipes that little ones are sure to enjoy helping you make and eat!

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7. Chicken Soup for the Soul Kids in the Kitchen: Tasty Recipes and Fun Activities for Budding Chefs

by: Jack CanfieldMark Victor HansenAntonio Frontera
Release date: Oct 23, 2012
Number of Pages: 273
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Families that cook together stay together!

 

Chef Antonio knows about family fun in the kitchen. He grew up with family members who cooked, ate, and spent most of their time whipping up delicious dishes together. He fell in love with cooking during those formative years and grew up to become a fabulous chef and a five-star restaurant owner.

 

Now, Chef Antonio shares his favorite family recipes with you and your family in Chicken Soup for the Soul Kids in the Kitchen. He reveals the secret ingredient in Grandpa Joe’s Jelly Cookies, inspires budding chefs with Spaghetti Pie, and entices the kid in every adult with Homemade Marshmallows. This unique Chicken Soup for the Soul cookbook is filled with mouthwatering recipes that will have even the youngest family members clamoring to help.

 

Packed inside are kid-friendly recipes, safety and cleanup tips, food-related activities, and charming stories of lessons learned while cooking with loved ones. Delight in other families’ accounts of great times spent together in the kitchen, and enjoy the secret family recipes they’ve shared. The colorful design, fun games, mouthwatering photos, simple step-by-step instructions, and kid-tested, kid-prepared recipes will inspire you and your children to create your own family traditions.
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8. Cool World Cooking: Fun and Tasty Recipes for Kids!

by: Lisa Wagner
Release date: Jul 09, 2013
Number of Pages: 160
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Give up-and-coming chefs a chance to explore the foods of the world! This international cookbook has over 50 recipes from 6 different cultures and introduces readers to world geography and authentic, easy-to-make recipes that taste great. Learn about African, French, Italian, Mexican, Middle Eastern, and Japanese and Chinese cooking. Each kid-tested recipe includes step-by-step instructions and how-to photos. Tools and ingredients lists are also provided, along with pronunciation guides when needed. So grab an apron and prepare for a tasty adventure!

Books include: ingredients and tool lists, visual index of cooking terms, world map with highlighted areas, step-by-step instructions and photos, and allergy and safety information.

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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Health > Diet & Nutrition

9. Sleeps Over Nana’s House (The Charlie and Nana Cookbook Series 5)

by: Midge Newth
Release date: Feb 20, 2015
Number of Pages: 40
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Charlie and Nana are in the kitchen again! Charlie continues his cooking adventure. Follow along as his grandma, Nana, teaches Charlie how to gather ingredients and make three tasty recipes, including breakfast and a homemade salad dressing, and learn the basics of cooking.
Children love to help cook. In addition to being a fun story to read to your children, this book includes yummy, easy-to-make recipes that little ones are sure to enjoy helping you make and eat!
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10. Charlie and Nana Make Thanksgiving Dinner (The Charlie and Nana Cookbook Series 4)

by: Midge Newth
Release date: Oct 13, 2015
Number of Pages: 29
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Nana teaches her grandson, Charlie, how to make their favorite Thanksgiving meals.
Join Charlie and Nana as Charlie gets his forth cooking lesson and learns how to gather ingredients, make Mashed Potato and Turnips, Pumpkin Pie and Turkey Gravy,
Children love to help cook. In addition to being a fun story to read to your children, this book includes easy-to-make recipes that little ones are sure to enjoy help cooking and eating.
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11. 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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12. Cooking Is Cool: Heat-Free Recipes for Kids to Cook

by: Marianne E. Dambra
Release date: Jul 05, 2013
Number of Pages: 145
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More than 50 heat-free recipes packed with flavor and learning

Cooking can be a delicious learning experience for children. As children read recipes, measure ingredients, and taste each dish, they build math and literacy skills, practice science process skills, and explore different food groups. Cooking Is Cool makes all of this hands-on learning possible without stepping foot in the kitchen. These classroom-friendly recipes are all heat-free, meaning they can be made without an oven, stove, microwave, or hot plate. With your guidance, budding chefs can follow the easy instructions to transform fresh, simple ingredients into tasty snacks, beverages, entrees, and treats.

This book includes more than 50 heat-free recipes that are fun to make and taste great, an explanation of the learning that occurs as children cook, tips to create your own classroom cooking center, and nutrition information, extension ideas, and interesting food facts.

Marianne E. Dambra, president of Early Childhood Education Network of Rochester, Inc., has presented on heat-free cooking with children at national and regional conferences since 1994.

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13. Penelope’s Secret Cooking Club: Is There a Secret To Keep? (Volume 1)

by: Robin HutchinsonKari R. Clark
Release date: Apr 19, 2013
Number of Pages: 148
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Hooray! It’s Friday Night! That is what Penelope thinks until she learns that all of her friends have something else to do. Alone in the house and with nobody to play with, Penelope mopes around her bedroom when up pops Marguerite, who “claims” to be an excellent French chef. Ignoring her mother’s rules, Penelope joins Marguerite in the kitchen and with the ring of a mysterious bell and a sprinkle of magical spices; Penelope’s world is flipped upside down! As strange and funny things begin to happen, somewhere along the way the “secret” cooking club is formed. And you know what they say about secrets? Some secrets are big, some secrets are small…and some are just too funny to keep to yourself!
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14. Food, Faith and Fun: A Faithgirlz! Cookbook

by: Various Authors
Release date: Oct 07, 2012
Number of Pages: 160
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Stir Up Some Food, Fun & Faith in the Kitchen

Grab your apron and a friend or two and cook up some tasty treats and yummy eats. With step-by-step instructions and photos good enough to make your mouth water, this cookbook helps you master simple recipes, impressive main courses, and elegant deserts, including:

Homemade Hot Pretzels

Toffee Tarts

White Chicken Chili

Mango Chicken Quesadillas

Best Friend Cupcakes

Soups, smoothies, holiday recipes, and much more?some contributed from other Faithgirlz just like you. Plus, you’ll also experience cooking as a memory-making, God-honoring, wonderful way to share and serve delicious food with those you love.

So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

?1 Corinthians 10:31

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15. Mom And Me Have Fun Baking Thanksgiving Cupcakes (Thanksgiving Book For Children) (Children’s Cookbooks For Holidays And Celebrations 1)

by: Ntathu AllenRichie Williams
Release date: Nov 05, 2013
Number of Pages: 15
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THANKSGIVING CHILDREN’S COOKBOOK: Perfect for Cooking Thanksgiving Cupcakes With Your Young Children: Age: 6-8 Grade Level:1-3

How often do you spend time with your children, teaching them to cook and bake cakes?

Baking Thanksgiving cupcakes with mom is fun…A delightful story to share with young children as you celebrate the holiday season and have fun baking tasty Thanksgiving cupcakes to share with your family and, most important, discover the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Includes easy step-by-step instructions and kitchen safety rules to make your cupcakes. Delicious!

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16. Food, Football, and Fun! (Sports Illustrated Kids)

by: Katrina Jorgensen
Release date: Feb 01, 2015
Number of Pages: 144
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Whether you’re throwing a football party, tailgating at the stadium, or playing in the game, these recipes have you covered. Hand off a pizza pocket football at home, grill up some Thai peanut chicken kabobs at the game, or celebrate with a chocolate-banana smoothie after a big win. With more than 60 recipes, Sports Illustrated Kids’ Food, Football, and Fun will keep your hunger in check this football season!
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17. 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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18. It’s So Good!: 100 Real Food Recipes for Kids!

by: Rebecca GaleraNevin Martell
Release date: Dec 09, 2014
Number of Pages: 122
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A unique cookbook that includes more than one hundred recipes for “little chefs.” Each recipe contains a list of ingredients, detailed cooking directions, a photo of the finished dish, and “tips from the chef!” Most of the recipes feature fruits and vegetables to ensure children are eating nutritious foods.

Nevin Martell has been writing about food and culture for more than a decade and a half. His work regularly appears in the Washington Post, Wine Enthusiast, Cheese Connoisseur, Plate, and CityEats.com.

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19. 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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20. Little Treasures for Little People

by: Elizabeth Zerlin
Release date: Aug 20, 1999
Number of Pages: 60
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Do you like helping you mom in the kitchen? Do you like making sweet treats and desserts for your friends and family to enjoy? If so, Elizabeth Zerlin’s “Little Treasures for Little People” is sure to offer you some fun, as well as some delicious new recipes!

Opening with charming poetry and illustrations, Ms. Zerlin also offers concise safety tips and suggestions for cleaning up. Although geared toward children from ages seven to fourteen, even adults will enjoy creating and eating the savory cakes, cookies, pies, and other bakery treats featured in “Glorious Gems”, “Glittering Gold and Sparkling silver”, and “Hidden Treasures”. Each recipe features an easy-to-follow list of ingredients and necessary kitchen tools, and the clear and well-written directions lead the cook step by step through preparation and cooking.

Imaginative and stimulating, this complete collection of recipes is sure to find a home in any child’s or sweet-lover’s library. Enjoy!

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21. 30 Healthy Things to Cook and Eat

by: Rebecca GilpinFiona WattNon FiggNancy LeschnikoffMolly Sage
Release date: Jun 01, 2010
Number of Pages: 63
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Follow easy step-by-step instructions for tasty things to cook.
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22. A Ballerina Cookbook (First Cookbooks)

by: Sarah L. Schuette
Release date: Dec 21, 2015
Number of Pages: 24
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You don’t need a perfect pirouette to make these quick and tasty ballerina snacks. In just a few simple steps, you can make Tutu Toppers, Nutcracker Snacker, and much more. So lace up your pointe shoes, and get in the kitchen! Snack time will never be the same.
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Children’s Books > Arts, Music & Photography > Performing Arts > Dance

23. Cool Healthy Muffins:: Fun & Easy Baking Recipes for Kids! (Cool Cupcakes & Muffins)

by: Alex Kuskowski
Release date: Jul 01, 2014
Number of Pages: 32
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What easy-to-cook food can be served as dessert, snacks, dinner, lunch, or even breakfast? Muffins of course! Kids will love trying their hand at baking one of the most versatile and tasty foods. Bake a healthy treat that tastes good too. Make your own Cool Healthy Muffins with the recipes in this book. Whip up Cinnamon Banana Bites or Tasty Oat n Raisin Surprise muffins. Muffins make a great snack any time of day. Includes full-page spreads on ingredients and tools to help make baking easy! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.
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Children’s Books > Growing Up & Facts of Life > Health > Diet & Nutrition

24. Pioneer Farm Cooking (Exploring History Through Food)

by: Mary Gunderson
Release date: Aug 01, 2016
Number of Pages: 32
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Explores Pioneer life and the foods they ate.  Details the foods and how they were gathered, grown and made on the Frontier. Includes a recipe to try at home.
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Children’s Books > History > United States > 1800s

25. The Lulu Baker Trilogy: 03: Chocolate Wishes (Jinx,The Lulu Baker Trilogy)

by: Fiona Dunbar
Release date: Sep 17, 2009
Number of Pages: 256
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Lulu Baker and her magical cookbook are back, in the final book of the Lulu Baker trilogy! But so, unfortunately, is the dreaded Varaminta le Bone. And this time she’s managed to get her hands on Lulu’s precious recipe book. Lulu must once again use all her wiles to ruin the evil plans of Varaminta and her son, the dastardly Torquil. But will she get a happy ending of her own? We can only hope.
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Children’s Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy & Magic

26. Midwestern Recipes (Kids Can Cook)

by: Mary Boone
Release date: Oct 27, 2011
Number of Pages: 63
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Horseshoe sandwiches, city chicken, hot dishes, Dutch babies, and of course Chicago deep-dish pizzathese regional treasures and more showcase the history and bounty of the Midwest. Americas Dairyland provides the country not only with milk and cheese; it also produces honey, corn, and over 14 billion eggs each year. These abundant ingredients find their way into many Midwestern dishes, from corn fritters to frozen custard. Different cultures influenced Native American and pioneer cuisine in the Midwest when immigrants brought dishes from Czechoslovakia, Sweden, and other parts of the world. Kitchen safety tips, easy-to-follow recipes, and a glossary of common cooking terms help guide young chefs as they cook their way across the rich heartland of the United States.
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27. Lady and Bella’s Alphabet Kitchen: A to Z Recipes for Kid Cooks

by: Annette BridgesLesley Vernon
Release date: Apr 15, 2015
Number of Pages: 96
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When you open Lady and Bella’s Alphabet Kitchen you’ve entered a dachshund world. It’s much more than a children’s cookbook. You’ll read a colorable fiction story starring best-friend doxies, Lady and Bella. Encouraged by best friend, Lady enters a cooking featured in her favorite television cooking show. You’ll discover the secret for making Delightfully Delicious Doughnut Holes. You’ll find 26 kid-test, kid-approved recipes written for the elementary school reader but tasty for all ages. Alphabet Kitchen’s test cooks ranged in age from 4 to 16 and were from ten of the United States as well as Germany. Young cooks will find the cooking terms glossary helpful and enjoy the test-cook photographs.
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28. Mangia! macaroni: A recipe book for children ages 4 and up. (Mangia! Recipe Books)

by: Marilyn CappellinoMaureen Colucci
Release date: Mar 31, 2013
Number of Pages: 32
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Mangia! Macaroni is the first in a series of recipe books written for children ages four and up. Inspired by traditional Sicilian cooking and custom, the Mangia! book series focuses on meals that families can prepare and enjoy together. Other titles in the series include Mangia! Zuppa – all about soups, and Mangia! Insalata, a collection of child-friendly salad recipes.
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29. Travel the World Cookbook

by: Pamela Marx
Release date: Nov 05, 1996
Number of Pages: 144
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“Sixty recipes, interesting food facts, and research or craft activities.”
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30. Who Took the Cookbook? (We Read Phonics: Level 7)

by: Paul OrshoskiKelly Light
Release date: Dec 15, 2012
Number of Pages: 27
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We Read Phonics – Who Took the Cookbook? The cook in the lunchroom usually serves great food, but now her cookbook and all her recipes are missing and her food is just awful. Students join in the hunt to find the missing cookbook in this fun story with a surprise ending. This humorous title offers engaging phonics practice and fun phonics games.

We Read Phonics makes it easy for parents to help their children improve phonics skills and read a decodable story. Each book combines a fun story with simple games for phonics and sight words. The games are quick and easy to play – and they are all designed to help children read the story and improve their decoding skills. The result is faster reading development and kids who love to read!

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