Kids! Join us for a special party to celebrate the new book, Pancakes to Parathas: Breakfast Around the World, by Alice B. McGinty. We'll be serving up an after-school snack that looks and tastes like breakfast! This event is free, and recommended for ages 4 - 8. We ask that you call us to rserve your spot--we need to know how much pancake batter to mix up! 847-446-8880.
From Australia to India to the USA, come travel around the world at dawn. Children everywhere are waking up to breakfast. In Japan, students eat soured soybeans called natto. In Brazil, even kids drink coffee--with lots of milk! With rhythm and rhymes and bold, graphic art, Pancakes to Parathas invites young readers to explore the world through the most important meal of the day. Alice will be on hand to talk about her book, and she'll be happy to sign copies for you as you enjoy your afternoon breakfast snack.
Alice B. McGinty loves breakfast. It's among her favorite meals. She also loves to travel and get to know people, places, and foods around the world. The breakfasts she's eaten include cornmeal porridge in Jamaica, parathas and chutney in India, olives in Israel, huevos in Mexico, and just about everything in America. Alice is the award-winning author of over forty children's books, fiction and nonfiction, including Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons, a 2015 Sydney Taylor Notable Book, and the picture book biographies Gandhi: A March to the Sea, a 2014 South Asia Book Award honor book, and Darwin: With Glimpses into His Private Journal and Letters, a 2010 Orbis Pictus Honor Book and Booklist 2009 Top Ten Biographies for Youth.
A Northern Lights Book Award Winner!
Sakura Medal 2021 Nominee!
Breakfast varies from country to country, but it's how all children begin their day. Explore the meals of twelve countries in this playful approach to the world!
From Australia to India to the USA, come travel around the world at dawn. Children everywhere are waking up to breakfast.