Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You A Pie

Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You A Pie

A Story About Edna Lewis

Book - 2009
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Long before the natural-food movement gained popularity, before greenmarkets sprouted across the United States, Edna Lewis championed purity of ingredients, regional cuisine, and the importance of bringing food directly from the farm to the table. She was a chef when female chefs--let alone African American female chefs--were few and far between, and she received many awards for her work. With lyrical text and glorious watercolor illustrations, author/illustrator Robbin Gourley lovingly traces the childhood roots of Edna's appreciation for the bounties of nature. The story follows Edna from early spring through the growing season to a family dinner celebrating a successful harvest. Folk rhymes, sayings, and songs about food are sprinkled throughout the text, and five kid-friendly recipes and an author's note about Edna's life are included at the end.
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, [2009]
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780618158362
Branch Call Number: JP Gourl
Characteristics: 45 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm


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Oct 27, 2017

This is a great book about a great lady. The illustrations are beautiful. Great read with The Apple Pie Tree.

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