It's informative yet enjoyable, not leaning too much into edutainment. Thanks to Netgalley for making this book available for an honest review. But when the plate is sent back a third time, George mischievously decides to use his sharpest knife to cut paper-thin potato slices, which he fries until they are crackling and douses liberally with salt. And thank you so much for your support! This is a very cute story and the illustrations are fantastic. This book is an excellent choice for lessons on inventions and inventors, history, or why we eat the foods we do. So, George makes thinner wedges.
This book is an enjoyable mix of both history and a good dose of your classic tall tale. For kids who love food, fun, stories and potatoes! This fictional picture book tale by Anne Renaud is based on a real man named George Crum, a cook in Saratoga Springs, New York, in the 1850s, who is purported to have created the first potato chip in response to a demanding customer. I read this to my daughters, who now want me to try making our own potato chips, they liked the characters particularly Mr. In response to constant demands, George cuts the potatoes razor thin and fries them up. This could make for a good discussion topic about how food preferences 3. Seamus finds a creative solution when playing dress-up in his mother's closet and discovers her high heel collection.
I received a free ecopy of this book from NetGalley and chose to write a review. In keeping with the light, funny tone, the art leans towards the comedic. He wanted an order of potatoes. A restaurant patron insists that his potatoes are too thick! Horsefeathers finally declares them to be perfection. Although at the end of this story, what everyone's going to be asking for is a potato chip! In a great postscript to the story, we find out that there was a George Crum who is credited wi 'Mr. There is also a joke menu featuring groundhog and opossum dishes and various references to meat and the cook's prowess in preparing it in the book's text and afterward. This story is introduced as a fictional account, but, with the biographical and historical information included at the end, this story could work nicely to encourage discussion of what makes something historical fiction vs.
Alliteration abounds in this tale of a tasty treat. In fact, this very scenario ignites the fear in my heart, and I'm a very courageous sort of gal. But his picky customer send When Filbert P. I appreciate the history that follows the children's book for those that have more questions about George Crum and where potato chips might have come from. This book is the story of the invention of potato chips, when a restaurant patron keeps saying his potatoes are undercooked, too thick, and too bland. ? Thank you for your support. I found it a fun story and I loved the illustrations.
At the end of the book, there is more information about the true history of the origin of potato chips. Whatever artistic license was used in both story and art work was done well and the diversity used in the customers was nice to see. I read this to my daughters, who now want me to try making our own potato chips, they liked the characters particularly Mr. This book could be used in many ways with children. ? In response to constant demands, George cuts the potatoes razor thin and fries them up.
They work beautifully with Renaud's playful language and quirky characters for a lively and deliciously fun read-aloud. Indeed, many reviewers claim that George Crum did indeed invent the potato chip. Take my word for it anyway. I recommend this book to kids and kids who enjoy food. Everyone loved his food, that is until Filbert P.
That request sounds easy until the orders get sent back for being too bland and too thick. In those days, people of color were not allowed to take out patents on their inventions, and Crum never profited from his invention. I have a hankering for a heaping helping of potatoes. Again and again, the customer, Mr. Anne Renaud is a life-long Quebecker.
Great read aloud for elementary classrooms! Crum's Potato Predicamentpays tribute to the history of chef Mr. One day a particularly picky, punctilious customer requested a plateful of potatoes. Whether he did or not, he was apparently a great chef in the Saratoga area where they were known as Saratoga chips. This fictional picture book tale by Anne Renaud is based on a real man named George Crum, a cook in Saratoga Springs, New York, in the 1850s, who is purported to have created the first potato chip in response to a demanding customer. She lives in Rome with Gianluca and their daughter, Nina. And everyone absolutely loves his new invention. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers.
Everyone loved his food, that is until Filbert P. The real George Crum was of Native American and African American descent; the patrons at the restaurant in the book also include African Americans. It is based on the story of how the potato chip was finally created. A person who loves to cook so much that he opens a restaurant. I received a review copy of this ebook from Kids Can Press and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I absolutely loved the vocabulary in this story. Crum's Potato Predicament books on their website, we specialize in large quantities and provide personal service, from trusted, experienced, friendly people in Portland, Oregon.