Sacramento Public Library

10 Delicious Books

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle

    The classic story of a hungry caterpillar who eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon, goes to sleep, and wakes up a butterfly.   
    PICTURE BOOK Carle, E.
    What Can You Do With a Paleta?

    What Can You Do With a Paleta? - Carmen Tafolla

    A young Mexican American girl celebrates the paleta, an icy fruit popsicle, and the many roles it plays in her lively barrio.
    PICTURE BOOK Tafolla, C.
    Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months

    Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months - Maurice Sendak

    A small boy describes the activities that accompany eating his favorite food, chicken soup with rice, in each month of the year. 
    PICTURE BOOK Sendak, M.
    The Doorbell Rang

    The Doorbell Rang - Pat Hutchins

    Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies. But will there be enough for everyone?
    PICTURE BOOK Hutchins, P.
    Cora Cooks Pancit

    Cora Cooks Pancit - Dorina Lazo Gilmore

    When all her older siblings are away, Cora’s mother finally lets her help make pancit, a Filipino noodle dish.
    PICTURE BOOK Lazo Gilmore, D.
    Little Nino's Pizzeria

    Little Nino's Pizzeria - Karen Barbour

    Tony likes to help his father at their small family restaurant, but everything changes when Little Nino’s Pizzeria becomes a fancier place.
    PICTURE BOOK Barbour, K.
    Tales for Very Picky Eaters

    Tales for Very Picky Eaters - Josh Schneider

    A father tells outlandish stories to try to get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to try foods he thinks he will not like.
    EASY READER 3 Schneider, J.
    Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child

    Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child - Jessie Hartland

    A whimsical picture book biography of Julia Child--chef, author and television personality.  CHILDREN BIOGRAPHY Child, J. 2012
    Yum! Mmmm! Que rico!

    Yum! Mmmm! Que rico! - Pat Mora

    From blueberries to vanilla, indigenous foods of the Americas are celebrated in this collection of haiku and food facts. 
    CHILDREN 811.54 M827y 2007
    Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World

    Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World - Mildred Pitts Walter

    During a week at his grandfather’s ranch, Justin learns to take care of himself, to take pride in his family history, and even learns to make his grandfather’s secret biscuit recipe. 
    CHILDREN FICTION Walter, M.
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