Visit the Bread Baker: Tangerine and Kiwi
Laïla Héloua & Nathalie Lapierre
Owl, 2007 (2007)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
Tangerine and Kiwi: Visit the Bread Baker
, the sister and brother stay overnight at their grandpa's house. He's a baker, and in the morning, they go together to the bakehouse, where he teaches them to make bread.
om prepares the flour mixture - and explains where flour comes from - while Grandpa starts the fire. They make the dough and Grandpa explains what yeast does. The children knead the dough and while it rests, Mom takes out a photo album and tells them about what it was like when she was little. When the dough's ready, they put it in the oven and finally enjoy '
yummy fresh-baked bread!
he story is simple and straightforward, and the illustrations fresh and charming. At the back of the book is a page explaining how flour is made, and about different types of grains. It concludes with
Grandpa's Homemade Bread Recipe
, so that young readers can make and try '
Tangerine and Kiwi's favourite bread
' (we're advised to eat it while it's warm!)
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