Category Archives: picture books

South America

Up and Down the Andes by Laurie Krebs and Aurelia Fronty The Littlest Llama by Jane Buxton Blood of the Incas by David Harris South American Food and Cooking by Jenni Fleetwood & Marina Filippelli The Food and Cooking of … Continue reading

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Middle East

quick round-up This is Israel by M. Sasek Sami and the Time of Trouble by Florence Parry Heide & Judith Heide Gilliland I Can Cook Middle Eastern Food by Wendy Blaxland Tasting the Sky – A Palestinian Childhood by Ibtisam … Continue reading

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Australia

When we flew over Australia it seemed to go on and on and on and on forever…..so we had some understanding of the intent in this book before we even opened it: . We enjoyed our month with Australian writers….. … Continue reading

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the UK

England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland all mixed up together…..all recommended   Of course we had to use books in the kitchen, and on this occasion turned to a tiny book we had picked up in Clovelly when we were there three … Continue reading

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Europe

Continent number two. We split our time in the kitchen between Poland, France/Italy and the UK. Culinary skills were augmented by reading books about or based in those countries at the same time, listening to music and perusing art work. … Continue reading

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Antarctica

Straight to the bottom of the world with our studies around the world this year. We are using “Around the World in 180 Days” by Sherri Payne to guide our adventure across each continent. Our family read-alouds have included the … Continue reading

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CASTLEclassics for kids

Once upon a time…….there used to be stories of good and evil, ending “and they lived happily ever after”. Dragons that needed slaying, beautiful princesses, adventurous journeys…… Here are some of our favourites: Pickle Chiffon Pie by Jolly Roger Bradfield … Continue reading

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