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  • 32 pages
  • Full-color photos
  • 10 3/5" x 8 2/3"
  • Library bindings
  • Maps
  • Glossary
  • Index
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  • Grades 4–8
  • ISBN: 978-1-934545-10-2
  • $24.95








Dive into this feast of tasty facts about the food and cooking of France. Learn all about the climate, history, religion, and culture of France and how they have influenced the national cuisine. Read this book and discover:

  • delicious French pastries like the religieuse, shaped like a nun!
  • delicacies like frogs’ legs and snails, cow brain and tongue
  • April Fish Day, when children eat chocolate fish and try to pin paper ones on the backs of unsuspecting friends

The book contains three recipes with clear, step-by-step instructions, so you can try cooking up some popular French dishes for yourself.