We All Scream for Ice Cream

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Turtleback Books, Jun 30, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction
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Ice cream! Americans eat it in cups or cones, drink it in sodas or shakes, slather it in fudge sauce, and eat it all year round. But ice cream was once so rare and expensive that it was considered the dessert of kings. How did this treat for the elite become America's favorite sweet?

Lee Wardlaw chronicles ice-cream history from the iced delights of ancient Greece to the innovation of the ice-cream cone, and from the first sundae to the Eskimo Pie. The famous flavors and star creators of today's billion-dollar ice-cream industry are delectably described. Boxes feature fun-loving inventors, far-out flavors, and other frosty facts. Easy recipes for ice cream, cones, and fudge sauce complete this well-researched, one-of-a-kind treat for the mind.

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Lee Wardlaw is the award-winning author of 20 books for young readers, including "Bubblemania: The Chewy History of Bubble Gum" and "101 Ways to Bug Your Parents." She lives in Santa Barbara, CA.

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