A World of Cookies for Santa [hc]
Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World
Written by M.E. Furman & illustrated by Susan Gal
A World of Cookies for Santa takes readers across the globe to see all the treats that await Santa on Christmas Eve. Head to the Philippines, where children leave out puto seko cookies and ginger tea for Santa; jet to Russia for a honey-spice cookie; then set out for Malawi for a sweet potato cookie! When you've returned home, the journey's still not over- the author provides recipes for children to bake some of Santa's cookies for themselves.
Families will return to year after year to this multicultural celebration. 48 pages
"Furman's first children's book takes readers on an appetizing world tour of Christmas traditions, highlighting the treats children leave for Santa and his regional counterparts... Gal's digital collages offer kaleidoscopic tableaus for the countries, mixing images of celebrating children, the featured confections, regional Santa figures, decorations, and more. Recipes for nine of the desserts wrap up this cheery book." -Publishers Weekly (Ages 4-7)
October 17, 2017
AR Level=5.7; Lexile Level=860 AD Adult-Directed Text