The great potato book

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Macmillan, 1986 - Cooking - 73 pages
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Discusses many aspects of the nutritious, delicious, versatile potato--its history, usefulness, and folklore, with games, jokes, and rhymes.

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Contents

THE LIVING POTATO
1
THE POWERFUL POTATO
15
THE VALUABLE POTATO
37
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About the author (1986)

Children's author and illustrator, G. Brian Karas was born in Milford, Connecticut. He attended Paier School of Art and graduated with highest honors. After school, he worked as a greeting card artist and a commercial illustrator. Home on the Bayou, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, was his first illustrated book. Since then, he has illustrated over seventy books for children. Titles authored and/or illustrated by Karas have won numerous other awards. Saving Sweetness written by Diane Stanley was a Capitol Choices Noteworthy Book for Children in 1996, received a Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon in 1996, and was a School Library Journal Best Book of 1996. Like Butter On Pancakes by Jonathan London was a School Library Journal Best Book of 1995. The Class Artist, written and illustrated by Mr. Karas, was a Smithsonian Magazines Notable Book for Children in 2001 and received the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio 2002 Best Book Gold Award.