There's No Ham in Hamburgers: Facts and Folklore About Our Favorite Foods
From hot dogs and hamburgers to ice cream and pizza, this fascinating book is full of fun facts and stories of the origins of some of America's most popular foods.
Why is there no ham in hamburgers? How did we make ice cream before we could make ice? How did hot dogs get their name? From the origins of pizza (which got a big boost from Clarence Birdseye, of all people) to the Cornell professor who invented chicken fingers, There's No Ham in Hamburgers has all the ingredients for an entertaining and educational middle-grade read. Packed with informative sidebars, recipes, and experiments, along with fabulously funny illustrations by Peter Donnelly, this book is a reading recipe that kids will sink their teeth into!
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
2024 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List Selection
When Kim Zachman was a kid, she drove her parents crazy asking "Why?" She still asks a lot of questions, and when she finds fun, fascinating answers, she writes about them. She lives in Roswell, Georgia, with her husband, two teenage daughters, and their almost-perfect dog.
Peter Donnelly is an award-winning illustrator who is influenced by midcentury design, folk art, and vintage print. He lives and works in Ireland.
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Publication Date: 04/06/2021 - 12:00am
On Sale: 04/06/2021 - 12:00am