The Best Chef in Second Grade

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Harper Collins, Nov 20, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages

Ollie is not the best at anything in second grade, but he does love to cook. So when he learns that the famous Chef Antonia will visit Room 75, he can't wait! However, everyone has to bring in their family's favorite dish—and Ollie has no Family Favorite. His little sister doesn't like anything! Will he lose his chance to finally be the best in the class?

A delicious blend of warmth and humor, this is a delightful story about doing what you love most.


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User Review  - lliebman - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book. I thought it was very appropriate the emotions that the protagonist, Ollie, went through on his search to find a recipe his family all enjoyed. Read full review


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An impending school visit by a celebrity chef sends budding cook Ollie into a tailspin. He and his classmates are supposed to bring a favorite family food for show and tell, but his family doesn't ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Katharine Kenah's Family Favorite is her grandmother's grandmother's brownies. The recipe for these delicious, fudgy-rich treats has been passed down for generations. Besides these delightful easy readers about Room 75, Katharine has written The Dream Shop, Eggs Over Easy, and many exciting nonfiction books for children. She lives with her family in Granville, Ohio.

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