Let's Eat Snails! (Hardcover)

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Let's Eat Snails! (Hardcover)


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Let's Eat Snails takes young readers on an ethnic culinary adventure. In a Sicilian-American household, cooked snails are the ultimate treat, as one young visitor comes to delight in understanding. This captivating story serves up a lesson in the value of being open-minded and not being afraid of what you don't know.

Let's Eat Snails celebrates Italian-American culture through a story that introduces kids to its familial and culinary traditions. When Margie visits the Barcellona family home, she isn't ready for what the Sicilian family is bringing to the table: snails Margie embarks on a culinary adventure in harvesting, purifying, and cooking snails to find that they are, in fact, delizioso Savor this heartwarming tale from author Barbara Barcellona-Smith's childhood, delightfully illustrated by the prolific Karen Lewis. Let's Eat Snails recognizes our differences and shows that what sets us apart also brings us together.
BARBARA BARCELLONA SMITH grew up on the central coast of California with her Italian father, Giuseppe Barcellona, and Puerto Rican/ Cuban/Lebanese mother, Emily. It was nothing to come home from school to find dead doves, rabbits, or whatever her hunter-dad shot that day. Barbara's ethnic household was quite unique providing her with a lifetime supply of strange, entertaining, and valuable stories she has written and is excited to share with young readers today. In addition to writing, Barbara worked as a radio promotions director, an award-winning television commercial production coordinator, and a corporate marketer. She has a degree in journalism/public relations from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She was an English as a Second Language educator and currently lives in Enterprise, Alabama.
Product Details ISBN: 9781588384034
ISBN-10: 1588384039
Publisher: NewSouth Books
Publication Date: January 12th, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English