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How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?
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"Equally informative and appetite-whetting." -- The Horn Book One of the best parts of a young child's day is opening a lunchbox and diving in. But how did that delicious food get there? From planting wheat to mixing dough, climbing trees to machine-squeezing fruit, picking cocoa pods to stirring a vat of melted bliss, here is a clear, engaging look at the steps involved in producing some common foods. Health tips and a peek at basic food groups complete the menu.
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Chris Butterworth is the author of Sea Horse: The Shyest Fish in the Sea, winner of a John Muir prize for natural history writing. The author of many nonfiction books for children, she lives in Cornwall, England. Lucia Gaggiotti is a graphic designer, packager, and illustrator whose images of food have been used by many food companies in London, including Carluccios and Pizza Express. She lives in London.

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Reader-directed prose and cheerfully retro artwork...an accessible primer for families looking to foster healthy habits --Publisher's Weekly Breezily presenting highlights without getting mired in details...Mouth-watering descriptions could almost stand alone...Retro cartoon illustrations are equally informative and appetite-whetting --Horn Book Children who haven't given the subject further thought will find this sunny, high-energy account of food production and distribution an appetizing eye-opener. --Booklist A great springboard to units on food and nutrition. --School Library Journal Results of reading this book include a greater understanding of the farm-to-table methodology as well as hunger pangs. --Library Media Connection A great book that unpeels a whole new world of understanding for kids who want to know more about their food. The book provides kids step-by-step illustrations about how farmers and others do their part to get food from the farm to their lunchboxes. --Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Using kitschy illustrations, this book traces how carrots, cookies, and other kid-fave fare travels from the farm to school. --Parents

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