Look, I'm A Cook

Look, I'm A Cook

Book - 2017
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Bursting with 11 exciting, easy-peasy recipes, little chefs explore and discover the wonderful world of everyday science and food with all their senses.

Perfect for ages 3-6, this delightful nonfiction kids cooking book introduces preschool and early elementary school children to basic culinary science and cooking activities.


A truly terrific book for any young child who is interested in helping in the kitchen! It is full of colorful illustrations, recipes, fun facts, and scientific principles about food and nutrition. It is teeming with tasty ideas and fun hands-on learning experiences that will get children playing, discovering everyday science, and cooking up a storm.

Look I'm A Cook is full of tasty recipes that provide a great variety of fun, healthy, kid-friendly foods, made with ingredients you probably have on hand. These 11 activities are easy to prepare, set up, and create. The visual step-by-step instructions and a charming design make it the perfect activity book for parents and their little ones to enjoy together.

From guacamole to ice pops, to chocolate pears; kids can pour it, mix it, and taste it. Each recipe becomes an ever-so-exciting experiment (we have it under good authority that anyone will find the crunchy Vegetable Stick Train irresistibly adorable - and it goes really well with the homemade guacamole).

Get Ready To Find Your Inner Chef!

You were born with everything you need to be an awesome cook - a brilliant brain and amazing senses! Get ready to touch, smell, see, hear, and taste your way to fabulous food in this cookbook for kids.

Find out how to make an exciting salad train, which makes the greenest guacamole, why bread is full of bubbles and much, much more!

Full of cooking ideas for kids like:

- Sunshine strawberries
- Mini meringue mountains
- Brilliant bread
- Chocolate pears
- And much, much more!

DK's Look! I'm Learning series of exciting and educational STEM books focus on the sensory experience of practical learning and play and finds the science in everyday activities. Hands-on learning experiences tap straight into kids' insatiable curiosity and sense of wonder.

These books for children are perfect for ages 3-6 as they are formatted with a padded cover and toddler-tough pages. The series encourages children to develop independence and improves their critical thinking, investigation skills, and motor skills. Try the other titles in the series next, including Look I'm A Scientist , Look I'm A Mathematician , and Look I'm An Engineer .
Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2017
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9781465459640
Branch Call Number: J 641 .5123 LOO
Characteristics: 48 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm
Additional Contributors: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc

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Aug 29, 2020

I have been very enthusiastic about this series until now. But if you have a Preschooler or 5/6 year old, this might be the perfect book to read and involve them in the kitchen and enjoyment of working with food. I had expectations of more math and measurement, closer to a first/second graders cookbook and gave it less than 4-Stars. The preschooler's mom would rate this at least 4, maybe even 5 Stars. Colorful illustrations (as usual) and lots of fun activities with food; plus scientific facts sprinkled around. Only part I would change is the meringue mountains: eliminate them; way too labor intensive for a preschooler beat w/ hand mixer and then baking w/o burning :^(

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