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Picture Books For Little Foodies

You can find the picturebooks here at any of your preferred retailers, and if you inquire at your local independent bookshop they can order it for you as well. If you have found my work useful and would like to show your appreciation we have a support page with merchandise as well as a tip jar here.

“Tea Time Around the World”

By Denise Waisselbluth & Chelsea O’Byrne

“What’s Cooking at 10 Garden Street”

By Felicita Sala

“Whopper Cake”

By Karma Wilson and Will Hillenbrand

This is my personal all time favourite most hilarious picture book!

“There Are No Bears in this Bakery”

By Julia Sarcone-Roach

“How to Feed Your Parents”

By Ryan Miller and Hatem Aly

“Fussy Flamingo”

By Shelley James Vaughan and Matthew Rivera

Kids Can Cook: Fun and yummy recipes for budding chefs by [Esther Coombs]

Kids Can Cook: Fun and Yummy Recipes for Budding Chefs

By Esther Coombs

“The Complete Brambly Hedge”

By Jill Barklem

This is an older series, and I completely adore it, the watercolour images reminiscent of Potter, have a delightful extra level of extreme detail. And SO FULL OF FOOD!

“Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao”

By Kat Zhang and Charlene Chua

Amy wants to learn to make Bao with her family, but it’s harder than it seems. This book was one of the winners of the Bookstagang’s Best of 2019.

“Swamp Water”

By Robert Munsch and Michael Marchenko

One of our all time faves, a little girl goes out to a fancy restaurant for her Grandma’s birthday, but she would prefer to order off menu.

“Bilal Cooks Daal”

By AIsha Saeed and Anoosha Syed

One of the winners of the Bookstagang’s Best of 2019, this gorgeous and inclusive story includes a delightful recipe for daal at the back. I’ve tried it out and can confirm it is delicious!

Each Peach Pear Plum

“Each Peach Pear Plum”

By Janet and Allan Ahlberg

This one is a classic on every baby’s shelf for a reason, comforting and sweet, I just want to dig into that picnic at the end.

“Foraging with Kids”

By Adele Nozedar

So this one isn’t a picture book but an actual illustrated guide, and it is such a great time, so fascinating. We used it during the summer and River and Willow had such fun. We ate a lot of dandelions.

“Dragons Love Tacos”

By Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri

“Secret Pizza Party”

By Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri

“The Prince and the Porker”

By Peter Bently and David Roberts

“Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament”

By Anne Renaud and Felicita Sala

Based on the true story of the invention of the potato chip.

“Maggie’s Chopsticks”

By Alan Woo and Isabelle Malenfant

“Round is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes”

By Roseanne Greenfield Thong and John Parra

“Dragons and Doughknights”

By Dee Leone and George Ermos

Big Cities Little Foodies: Tokyo

By Cheryl Yau Chepusova and Isabel Foo



Alessandra Requena is a children's book writer represented by the Catchpole Literary Agency.

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