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THE POPCORN BOOK
by Tomie dePaola
Tomie dePaola, Illustrator

Trade Binding | 32 pages | | US$ 17.95
ISBN: 9780823403141 | 05-01-1978

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Classics, Science & Nature, Concepts - General
Recommendations: A, BL, C, CE, E, H, PW, R*, SLJ, SQ*, TE, WC

About the Book
Tony likes to cook. Tiny likes to read. But both twins like to eat . . . POPCORN! So while Tiny cooks it, Tony reads about:

~what it is

~how it's stored

~how it's cooked

~how different people made it

~how much popcorn Americans eat

~popcorn stories and legends

~popcorn recipes

Tomie dePaola, who eats a lot of popcorn, shares what he knows about it with humor and imagination.

A Reading Rainbow Book

"The illustrations, executed in the artist's usual robust style, provide a smooth avenue for dePaola's ingenious method of wrapping information in a cocoon of subtle humor."—Booklist