Bad Bananas: A Story Cookbook for Kids

Bad Bananas: A Story Cookbook for Kids


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(Humor, family) "Bizarrely funny" - Horn Book. Banana characters try crazy stunts and start turf wars in a cautionary children's tale with easy, low-sugar recipes (including banana muffins, smoothies, cookies, and pancakes. More healthful recipes at PremioBooks). A wisecracking book on the short (shelf) life of a bunch of bruisers-with activities to save families from "I'm bored" disease-tasty, clever, hands-on fun (for boys and girls ages 4 - 10, preschool - 5th grade). 320 words (before free recipes) by award-winning author Karl Beckstrand (Crumbs on the Stairs - Migas en las escaleras: A Mystery, click Karl Beckstrand above for 60 multicultural titles); illustrated by Jeff Faerber; African-American child; 24-page, 8"x10", soft or hard cover fruit book (and ebook) for reluctant readers; Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (see 4 Food Books for Kids; worldwide rights © 2011) PremioBooks, Baker & Taylor, B&N, Brodart, Follett, Kindle/Amazon, iBooks, EBSCO, Ingram, Kobo, Library Direct, Mackin, OverDrive, SCRIBD, and Walmart online. LCCN: 2010910826; GAM020000, JUV050000, JUV011010, JUV019000, JUV054000, JUV020000, Hard ISBN: 978-0977606542, Soft ISBN: 978-0977606511 (ebook: 978-1452415598)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780977606511
Publisher: Premio Publishing & Gozo Books, LLC
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Series: Food Books for Kids , #1
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.07(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

is the bestselling and award-winning author of 19 multicultural books and more than 50 e-book titles (reviews by Kirkus, School Library Journal, The Horn Book blog, ForeWord Reviews). Raised in San Jose, CA, he has a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in international relations from APU, and a broadcast & film certificate from Film A. Academy. Since 2004 he has run Premio Publishing. A college media instructor, Beckstrand has presented to Taiwan's Global Leadership for Youth, city and state governments, festivals, and schools. Beckstrand's nationally lauded Y.A. stories, e-book mysteries, ESL/ELL Spanish/bilingual books, nonfiction, and wordless books feature ethnically diverse characters-and usually end with a twist. His work has appeared in: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Border's Books, Costco, Deseret Book, iBooks, The Children's Miracle Network, LDS Film Festival, the U.S. Congressional Record, Papercrafts Magazine, and various broadcasts. FB, Twitter,,

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