Food Books

Baby Goes to Market

By: Atinuke

ISBN: 9781406385281

As Mama and Baby wind their way through the market stalls, cheeky Baby collects five juicy oranges, four sugary chin-chin biscuits, three roasted sweetcorn, two pieces of coconut ... until Mama notices that her basket is getting very heavy.

Blueberries for Sal

By: Robert McCloskey

ISBN: 9780670175918

Little Sal and Little Bear both lose their mothers while eating blueberries and almost end up with the other's mother.


By: Linda Sue Park

ISBN: 9780547076713

A child, eager for a favorite meal, helps with the shopping, food preparation, and table setting.

Eating the Alphabet

By: Lois Ehlert

ISBN: 9780152010362

Introduce your little one to fruits and vegetables from around the world.

Fry Bread

By: Kevin Noble Maillard

ISBN: 9781626727465

Using illustrations that show the diversity in Native America and spare poetic text that emphasizes fry bread in terms of provenance, this volume tells the story of a post-colonial food that is a shared tradition for Native American families all across the North American continent. Includes a recipe and an extensive author note that delves into the social ways, foodways, and politics of America's 573 recognized tribes.

P Is for Poppadoms!: An Indian Alphabet Book

By: Kabir Sehgal

ISBN: 9781534421721

From C for chai to Y for yoga, this fresh alphabet book takes young readers on a spirited journey to discover the people, places, lifestyles, and language of India.


By: Bruce Degen

ISBN: 9780694006519

A small boy and a big friendly bear embark on a berry-picking extravaganza, looking for blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries.

Goodnight, Veggies

By: Diana Murray

ISBN: 9780358452119

Every veggie needs their shut-eye in this bedtime book that celebrates community, the joys of a small garden, and the importance of taking care of ourselves.

Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs

By: Eric Litwin

ISBN: 9780545883788

Groovy Joe is a fun-loving dog with a tub full of ice cream--which he shares with his unexpected dinosaur guests.

Thank You, Omu!

By: Oge Moro

ISBN: 9780316431248

When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbors arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit.

Dragons Love Tacos

By: Adam Rubin

ISBN: 9780803736801

Explores the love dragons have for tacos, and the dangers of feeding them them anything with spicy salsa.

Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes

By: Mollie Katzen

ISBN: 9781883672065

Cook with your little one! Whimsical watercolor critters and pictorial versions of each recipe will help the young cook understand and delight in the process.