A Soup Opera is a richly illustrated story about a man, a bowl of soup, and the man's comically frustrating quest to eat that soup.
Characters in the cast of the opera include a waiter, a police officer and the President of the United States! Each book is packaged with a fully orchestrated CD that includes the narration, dialogue and instrumentation for the comic opera.
The CD includes additional tracks created for teachers and others to use in dramatizing the book with children.
Every year, Haitians all over the world ring in the new year by eating a special soup, a tradition dating back to the Haitian Revolution. This year, Ti Gran is teaching Belle how to make the soup - Freedom Soup - just like she was taught when she was a little girl.
Together, they dance and clap as they prepare the holiday feast, and Ti Gran tells Belle about the history of the soup, the history of Belle’s family, and the history of Haiti, where Belle’s family is from.
In this celebration of cultural traditions passed from one generation to the next, Belle's story and the story of the Haitian Revolution are brought to life. Tami Charles’ lyrical text, as accessible as it is sensory, makes for a tale that everyone will enjoy to the last drop.
Help children improve their problem-solving skills in this romp through the zoo.
Mrs. Hoop makes soup for all the animals at the zoo, but when she loses her ingredient list, she needs your help to feed all the animals the correct soup!
Children will absolutely adore the silly story, fun characters, and detailed descriptions of the various soups. More like a game than a regular old book, Bug Soup will make learning a blast for children of any age!
Award-winning artist Jon J Muth retells the favorite tale of a selfish community who is tricked into creating a delicious soup from stones. Set in China in Muth's hauntingly beautiful watercolors.
Three strangers, hungry and tired, pass through a war-torn village. Embittered and suspicious from the war, the people hide their food and close their windows tight.
That is, until the clever strangers suggest making a soup from stones. Intrigued by the idea, everyone brings what they have until-- together, they have made a feast fit for a king! In this inspiring story about the strength people possess when they work together, Muth takes a simple, beloved tale and adds his own fresh twist.
It has been a bad day for Horace. A very bad day. He's come home feeling mean.
His mother knows just what to do! "For the book "Mean Soup," the recipe is as follows: (1) clever text spiced with one or two outrageous bits; (2) a grand message about getting out anger instead of locking it inside; and (3) exciting artwork as full of life as the story.
Known across the land for his infamous appetite, Finnigin is never seen without his eating stool, his eating spoon, and his gigantic eating mouth.
When Finnigin finds himself in a new town on Halloween, he hopes to join a great feast with the creatures who live there. But not a body or soul will share any of their food with the ever-famished Finnigin.
So what’s a hungry skeleton to do? Armed only with his wits and a special ingredient, will Finnigin be able to stir up a cauldron’s worth of Halloween magic?
Celebrating 25 years of vegetarian recipes and called "the gold standard for chidren's cookbooks" by the New York Times, Pretend Soup, by celebrated Moosewood chef Mollie Katzen, offers children and families easy recipes for healthy, fun, and delicious food.
Deep in the woods in an old white cabin, three friends make their pumpkin soup the same way every day.
The Cat slices up the pumpkin, the Squirrel stirs in the water, and the Duck tips in just enough salt.
One day the Duck wants to stir instead, and then there is a horrible squabble, and he leaves the cabin in a huff. It isn't long before the Cat and the Squirrel start to worry about him and begin a search for their friend.
Rendered in pictures richly evoking autumn, Helen Cooper's delightful story will resonate for a child who has known the difficulties that come with friendship.
Kids need some inspiration too! This collection of stories provides support, provokes thought, and acts as a portable support group for kids.
It makes for great dinner table conversation, and is a wonderful gift for a young reader.
Free Soup Unit Study
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