The Popcorn Book

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Holiday House, 1978 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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What popcorn is, how it's stored, and how it's cooked, plus legends and recipes.

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User Review  - Amber - Goodreads

At first glace I though this book as just going to have a sort of bonding element by eating popcorn but as I kept reading the author really added a learning aspect for children. The children's mom ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fibersian - Goodreads

A lovely first nonfiction book. With simple text and clear illustrations dePaola gives the facts and recipe about how popcorn comes to be. concept of nonfiction - books give information. Read full review


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About the author (1978)

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

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