From the whippoorwill’s call on the first day of spring through the first snowfall Edna and members of her family gather fruits berries and vegetables from the fields garden and orchard on their Virginia farm and turn them into wonderful meals. Includes facts about the life of Edna Lewis a descendant of slaves who grew up to be a famous chef and five recipes.
Long before the natural-food movement gained popularity Edna Lewis championed purity of ingredients regional cuisine and farm-to-table eating. She was a chef when female chefs–let alone African American female chefs–were few and far between. With lyrical text and watercolor illustrations Robbin Gourley traces the roots of Edna’s appreciation for the bounties of nature through the seasons. Folk rhymes and songs about food are sprinkled throughout the text and five kid-friendly recipes and an author’s note about Edna’s life are included.
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NG0545270928,Please and Thank You,Lift the flaps board book,F,0,0,0,,/members/525439/uploaded/bookpixpleaseandthankyou.gif,/members/525439/uploaded/bookpixpleaseandthankyou.gif,,,,This book is the perfect introduction to these two magic phrases that all little ones should know. Engaging oversized lift-the-flaps throughout the interiors allow children to listen explore and learn the power of “please” and “thank you.”