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Dumpling Day by MEERA SRIRAM

Dumpling Day by MEERA SRIRAM

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Savour a rhyming celebration of one of the world's most universal foods! Readers follow ten diverse families as they cook dumplings inside their homes in preparation for a neighbourhood potluck. Dumplings are added to plates one by one, encouraging children to count with each new addition. Authentic recipes for all the dumplings and a map showing their regions of origin are included in the endnotes. Dumpling Day features dumplings from the following regions: India USA (Pennsylvania Dutch) China (Cantonese) Nigeria Japan Israel Mexico Syria Russia Italy AGES: 4 to 9 AUTHOR: As an Indian-American, Meera Sriram has lived almost equal parts of her life in both countries. Previously an engineer, she now enjoys writing for children, leading early literacy programs, and advocating for diverse bookshelves. She lives in Berkeley, California, with her family of foodies who love to read, hike and travel. Inés de Antuñano is a Mexican illustrator and graphic designer. Her work is influenced by the beauty of urban chaos as well as arts and crafts, and has been published in several illustration catalogues and books in Mexico. Inés is inspired by her four-year-old son, who helps her rediscover the world around her with all the amazing things he says. Her artwork is created with gouache on paper and digital techniques. SELLING POINTS: . Chic artwork from Mexican illustrator Inés de Antuñano depicts a contemporary urban neighbourhood setting. . Offers an engaging introduction to dumplings as a universal food and their cultural variations. . The book counts from one to ten as one more dumpling is added on each spread. . Endnotes include user-friendly, authentic recipes for each of the 10 dumplings in the endnotes. Each recipe has a difficulty rating and uses ingredients that are commonly found in grocery stores. . Written by Meera Sriram, author of the critically acclaimed, A Gift for Amma, and based on her own life experiences as an immigrant living in an urban melting pot.

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Pages: 40


Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Barefoot Books

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Language: en

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