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Dumpling Day

Dumpling Day

By Meera Sriram and Illustrated by Inés de Antuñano

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Savor a rhyming celebration of one of the world’s most universal foods! Readers follow ten diverse families as they cook dumplings inside their homes in preparation for a neighborhood potluck. Dumplings are added to plates one by one, encouraging children to count with each new addition. Authentic recipes for all the dumplings and a map showing their regions of origin are included in the endnotes. Dumpling Day features dumplings from the following regions: India, USA (Pennsylvania Dutch), China (Cantonese), Nigeria, Japan, Israel, Mexico, Syria, Russia and Italy.

About the contributor(s)

Meera Sriram grew up in India and moved to the US in 1999. An engineer in the past, she now enjoys writing, leading early literacy programs and advocating for diverse bookshelves. Meera is the author of The Yellow Suitcase and has also co-authored several books in India. She believes in the transformative power of stories and likes to write about people, places and experiences less visible in children's literature.

Inés de Antuñano is a Mexican illustrator and graphic designer. Her work is influenced by the beauty of urban chaos as well as arts and crafts, and has been published in several illustration catalogs and books in Mexico. Inés is inspired by her four-year-old son, who helps her rediscover the world around her with all the amazing things he says. Her artwork is created with gouache on paper and digital techniques.

Book details

ISBN: 9781646862818
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Date published:
Page count: 40
Categories: Juvenile Fiction / Cooking & Food, Juvenile Fiction / Diversity & Multicultural, and Juvenile Fiction / Places / Asia
Ages: 4 to 9

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