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Minette's Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat Rating:

Minette's Feast introduces the iconic American chef Julia Child to a new audience of young readers through the story of her spirited cat, Minette, whom Julia adopted when living in Paris. While Julia is in the kitchen learning to master delicious French dishes, the only feast Minette is truly interested in is that of fresh mouse!

This lively story is complete with an author's note, a bibliography, and actual quotations from Julia Child. It was published in 2012 in honor of the 100th anniversary of her birth.

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"A fine recipe for pleasure: Julia Child, the culinary arts, Paris and a lucky cat. Magnifique!" -- Kirkus Reviews

"Bates' illustrations work marvelously well with this charming conceit." -- Booklist

"Reich's internal rhymes make the proceedings feel festive, while her overall prose conveys Julia's seriousness of purpose. The smooth flow of her narrative belies the impressive amount of research she undertook to relate actual conversations and events...Discover: A delectable banquet that charts Julia Child's culinary progress through the eyes of her cat, Minette." -- Shelf Awareness

Product Details

Recommended Age 4 - 8
Author Susanna Reich
Illustrator Amy Bates
ISBN 1419701770
Publication Date May 1, 2012
Publisher Abrams Books for Young Readers
Language English