Who Put the Pepper in the Pot?

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Parents Magazine Press, 1989 - Cooking - 42 pages
4 Reviews
Mama Sue, Papa Joe and the kids prepare a fiery pot of stew for visiting Aunt Tootie.

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Review: Who Put the Pepper in the Pot?

User Review  - Jessica Chambliss - Goodreads

This book discusses a family living on a farm with an aunt coming to visit! The aunt happens to be very fancy and they are worried they won't be able to impress her. This is a good book to read in class when their is extra time left at the end of the day or between subjects! Read full review

Review: Who Put the Pepper in the Pot?

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Another childhood favourite - and again, its follows the theme of food. A great read aloud book with lots of opportunity for doing voices for characters, and really taking it over the top. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Joanna Cole was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 11, 1944. She attended the University of Massachusetts, Indiana University, and City College of New York where she earned a degree in Psychology. Ms. Cole has worked as an elementary school teacher, a librarian, and a children's book editor. As a child, she loved science and explaining things and this is why she started writing children's books. She writes fiction and non-fiction titles. Her most well-known series are the Magic School Bus and the "Body." Cole's books have received a number of honors. A Horse's Body and A Snake's Body were both named Outstanding Science Trade Books for children by the joint committee of the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council. In 1982, A Snake's Body was named a Children's Choice Book by the joint committee of the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council. Both A Cat's Body and A Bird's Body were Junior Literary Guild selections. In 1991, she was awarded the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction award.

R. W. Alley has illustrated a number of books featuring Paddington Bear, including Paddington Bear All Day and Paddington Bear Goes to Market. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife and their two children.

Zoe B. Alley is the author of There's a Wolf at the Door and There's a Princess in the Palace, both illustrated by her husband, R. W. Alley.

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