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Tasty Tales

UK Publisher: UCLan Publishing


Travel the world on a plate in this highly illustrated children’s book for 6+ readers. Drawing inspiration from both history and lore, it explores the mouthwatering stories behind some of the world’s favourite foods.

From a plant-loving pirate to an Ethiopian goat, from the crescent of the croissant to a Tofu trailblazer, Tasty Tales offers a fascinating, sometimes surprising and always appetizing journey across historical periods and diverse cultures. The incredible origin stories celebrate how ingredients and dishes have travelled the globe to be shared and loved in new and exciting ways – and how food truly connects us all.

With a unique blend of fact and fairy tale that will appeal to fiction fans and non-fiction readers alike, and with intricately detailed four-colour illustrations plus recipes to inspire culinary adventures, this is a beautiful and delicious book to treasure. Who knew history can make you hungry!

Anna Lena is a self-taught illustrator and author based in Gouda, the Netherlands. She has always been fond of creating...