What's on Your Plate?: Exploring the World of Food (Paperback)

What's on Your Plate?: Exploring the World of Food By Whitney Stewart, Christiane Engel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Whitney Stewart, Christiane Engel (Illustrator)
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  • Some of the most popular dishes in the United States today originated in other countries.
  • Maize (corn) is at the heart of Mexican cuisine.
  • France produces over five hundred types of cheese.
  • Pizza started out as a flat disc of bread roasted on stone.
  • Chinese food can be traced back to the country's eight great cooking traditions.
It's a big, tasty world out there--and this book takes kids on a tour through the cuisines of fourteen countries, complete with a recipe for each one

Praise for What's on Your Plate

"A delectable way to highlight diversity." --Booklist
"Inspire young foodies with this title." --School Library Journal
"Engel's presentation is lively and welcoming." --Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Whitney Stewart will travel far for a story. She trekked in a Himalayan snowstorm with Sir Edmund Hillary, interviewed the Dalai Lama in India, and hiked on the Great Wall of China. She's also worked as a puppeteer and salad chef in France. She is an award-winning author and the author of Who Was Walt Disney?, which is part of the Who Was?... New York Times bestselling series. When not writing or traveling, she teaches mindfulness and meditation to children. Learn more at whitneystewart.com. Christiane Engel is an award-winning illustrator and children's book writer. She loves creating quirky characters, map illustrations, and using her own hand-lettering in her projects across publishing and advertising. Christiane lives by the sea in South East England with her family. Learn more about Christiane at chengelillustration.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781454949268
ISBN-10: 1454949260
Publisher: Union Square Kids
Publication Date: March 28th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English