There's No Ham in Hamburgers: Facts and Folklore About Our Favorite Foods

There's No Ham in Hamburgers: Facts and Folklore About Our Favorite Foods

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From hot dogs and hamburgers to ice cream and pizza, this fascinating book is full of fun facts and stories of the origins of some of America's most popular foods.

Why is there no ham in hamburgers? How did we make ice cream before we could make ice? How did hot dogs get their name? From the origins of pizza (which got a big boost from Clarence Birdseye, of all people) to the Cornell professor who invented chicken fingers, There's No Ham in Hamburgers has all the ingredients for an entertaining and educational middle-grade read. Packed with informative sidebars, recipes, and experiments, along with fabulously funny illustrations by Peter Donnelly, this book is a reading recipe that kids will sink their teeth into!

Title:There's No Ham in Hamburgers: Facts and Folklore About Our Favorite Foods
ISBN:9780762498079
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  • Ms. Yingling

    E ARC provided by Edelweiss PlusI'm a sucker for popular culture, especially regarding food. So a brief overview of hamburgers, french fries, pizza, ice cream, chicken fingers, peanut butter, cereal, ...

  • Christine

    This has so much interesting information in one book! This would be great for a classroom, for children to read during a quiet time or a teacher can use a lot of the information when teaching about fo...

  • Keisha | A Book Like You

    If you like food and fun facts, give this a read!...

  • Lori Holuta

    What a fun book! Young readers will gobble up lots of surprising facts and kid-pleasing humor, while accidentally learning about history, vocabulary, language, nutrition, and science. Some recipes are...

  • Fleur Bradley

    Entertaining, fascinating, and full of facts--I loved this book so much! A great book for your non-fiction kid reader, and for us adults too. Highly recommend!...

  • Janet

    Date reviewed/posted: January 14, 2021Publication date: April 6, 2021When life for the entire galaxy and planet has turned on its end, you are continuing to #maskup and #lockdown to be in #COVID19 #so...

  • Sharon Tyler

    There's No Ham in Hamburgers: Facts and Folklore About Our Favorite Foods by Kim Zachman is a children's non fiction book that will be just as interesting to adults. From hot dogs and hamburgers to ic...

  • Meghan

    This book was received as an ARC from Perseus Books, Running Press - Running Press Kids in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own. I could ...

  • Amy

    This is a cute, clever book chock full of interesting in tidbits and factoids about some of America’s most beloved foods. I think kids would love this book, but it needs way more illustrations. Mayb...

  • Mia

    What a cool book! This would be an exceptional resource for someone doing a report, but it's also just plain fun to read too. The book is filled with random information and historical facts about the ...