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“Readers will enjoy learning about different cultures’ dumpling traditions, and this book certainly celebrates culinary diversity.”
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Our World of Dumplings

Written by Francie Dekker
Illustrated by Sarah Jung
Published by little bee books

My nose leads me from my room, through the kitchen, and out of our apartment. Scents swirl in the stairwell of our building. I can smell garlic sautéing. Ginger simmering. Tomatoes stewing on a stovetop.

An apartment complex is having a dumpling festival, and all the kids are excited to watch and help each family cook up different versions of the delicious treats. From kreplach to khinkali and Johnny cakes to jiao zi, each household has its own way of making dumplings, uniquely hand-crafted and based upon their culture. As the children wrap, cook, and eat all the different types of dumplings, they learn how dumplings are the ultimate labor of love!

Primary ISBN: 9781499812343
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: United States

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