When Bear wakes up after a long, cold winter, he s happy to see the signs of spring To celebrate, he makes a special meal of fresh watercress soup and crusty seed bread Fox follows his nose to Bear s den and joins him for lunch The food is delicious, and Fox, who is tired of eating the same old thing, asks Bear to teach him how to cook.Together, they walk through the forest and gather ingredients Along the way, they greet Squirrel, Chickadee, Beaver, Deer and Hare, asking their friends how they fared over the winter and what their favorite foods are Bear and Fox are inspired by what they hear and find, and they return to Bear s kitchen to cook a feast of forest foods to share with their neighbors.At the end of the day, Bear writes a cookbook for Fox called Best of Bear full of recipes that young readers can enjoy cooking, too These fifteen delicious, kid friendly recipes celebrate the foods of spring with dishes like watercress soup, nut burgers, wild greens pita pizza, hazelnut chocolate chip cookies and a wild strawberry smoothie.Readers will be happy to see how the animal friends from Bear s Winter Party are doing in this joyful story, with recipes from award winning author Deborah Hodge and exuberant art by illustrator Lisa Cinar. New Read [ Cooking with Bear: A Story and Recipes from the Forest ] By [ Deborah Hodge ] – heartforum.co.uk
Deborah Hodge is the award winning author of 25 books for children She specializes in writing engaging nonfiction for primary aged children Her most recent title is Up We Grow A Year in the Life of a Small, Local Farm, a book on sustainable farming and where our food comes from Her other work includes, The Kids Book of Canada s Railway, winner of the Information Book Award of Canada, and Lily and the Mixed up Letters, named an Outstanding Book for Young People with Disabilities Deborah is a former primary teacher and curriculum writer for the BC Ministry of Education She lives in Vancouver, Canada.
- 44 pages
- Cooking with Bear: A Story and Recipes from the Forest
- Deborah Hodge
- 15 March 2018 Deborah Hodge