In this sequel to her classic Pretend Soup–considered by many to be the gold standard of children’s cookbooks–award-winning author/illustrator Mollie Katzen works her magic with 20 new, child-tested recipes including such delicacies as Counting Soup, Chewy Energy Circles, and Polka Dot Rice. Each illustrated recipe offers the child chef the opportunity to count, measure, mix, assemble, and most important, have fun. Designed as do-together projects–with the child as chef and the adult as assistant–these kitchen adventures will give children confidence in their cooking skills and inspire a life-long healthy relationship with food. With Salad People and a little time in the kitchen, budding chefs will cheer: “I like it because I made it myself!”Pretend Soup has rapidly become the children’s cookbook classic, and no home or daycare center should be without a copy. Mollie Katzen, author of the Moosewood Cookbook, and educator Ann Henderson have created a masterpiece formatted for grown-ups–with written instructions, suggestions, and caveats–and for kids–with illustrated, easy-to-follow pictures. The recipes are both tasty and healthy, and the quotes from kids are very funny (Matthew: “This is so good, I can’t even say a word.”) While safety is stressed and tips and warnings are included, Katzen and Henderson always stress the fun in food preparation. “Spills are what sponges are for. So keep plenty of sponges around, and a good time will be had by all!”

Product Features

  • Hardcover with no dust jacket. A cookbook for preschoolers and up
  • from the author of Moosewood Cookbook. Text is by Mollie Katzen
  • and Ann Henderson, author. Approximate size, 8.25 x 10.25.
  • Children’s cookbook. First Tricycle Press Printing. 1994 Edition.
  • Color illustrations and step by step instructions.