HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY to Kim Zachman and her middle-grade debut, THERE’S NO HAM IN HAMBURGERS: FACTS AND FOLKLORE ABOUT OUR FAVORITE FOODS.
This non-fiction book is full of amazing facts about some of America’s most popular foods. Readers will find out why there’s no ham in hamburgers, and how we could make ice cream before we could make ice. The author features the most interesting facts and funny stories while serving them up with clever writing. Kids will find out about the origins of pizza, the invention of chicken fingers, and even how hot dogs got their name.
There’s No Ham in Hamburgers has all the ingredients for a book that kids will sink their teeth into. Packed with informative sidebars, recipes, and experiments, along with fabulously funny illustrations by Peter Donnelly, this will satisfy even the pickiest reader.
Booklist Review – “Accessible and engaging… A high-interest, tasty treat.”