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Little Dumplings

Written by Jekka Kuhlmann, Krissy Kuhlmann, and and Haley Hazell
Illustrated by Manita Boonyong
Published by Chronicle Books LLC

There are so many different kinds of dumplings to love! In this sweet rhyming board book, the youngest of readers are introduced to traditional dumplings eaten all over the world, from bao to pierogi, samosa, and more! Featuring more than thirty different dumplings, plus an illustrated guide to pronunciation and associated regions, this multicultural board book is just right for sharing diverse culinary traditions and fostering a love of good food with little ones. Everyone is welcome at this dumpling celebration!

A MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATION: Dumplings are eaten all over the world! Big or small, baked or boiled, these satisfying treats from different traditions have as many similarities as they do differences, making them a wonderful way for the littlest readers to begin exploring a rich diversity of cultures—including their own!

FOOD BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER: The kitchen is a space of warmth, family, and celebration, no matter where in the world you go. This heartwarming board book encourages caregivers to share their own stories with the little ones in their lives, creating space for parent/child bonding and lasting cultural celebration.

GREAT GIFT FOR LITTLE FOODIES: Experiencing taste for the first time is magical! Babies and toddlers will delight in seeing favorite foods represented on the pages of this beautiful board book. Encouraging little ones’ developing appreciation for food, and just the right size for little hands, this joyful celebration of dumplings is sure to make a splash at any baby shower or birthday party.

IRRESISTIBLE, RHYMING READ-ALOUD: Moments of sweetness and celebration abound in this warm, upbeat text! A cheerful rhyme and charming, colorful illustrations make this board book a great choice for read-alouds, sure to become a storytime favorite.

LEARN ABOUT EACH LITTLE DUMPLING: Two accessible, illustrated spreads at the back of the book invite readers to learn the name, pronunciation, and associated regions of every dumpling they meet in this delicious story, making multicultural education easy at even the earliest ages!

Primary ISBN: 9781797216928
Publication Date: June 2023
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Board Book, Age 00 or older

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