Bad Bananas A Story Cookbook for Kids

“Eccentric, humorous illustrations … inspired … fresh … extremely funny … Delicious, healthy and kid friendly … recipes” – Midwest Book Review

Bad Bananas is a wisecracking family activity book on the short (shelf) life of a bunch of bruisers--with 7 easy, yummy recipes for children to make with the family. Low-sugar treats include banana muffins, cookies, smoothies & pancakes (more recipes here). Bad Bananas facilitates tasty, funny, hands-on fun (ages 4 - 12). Also an ebook. Online SECRETS, SEE INSIDE (below)! Help us get multicultural products into more libraries and schools (perks here)

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Part of Four Food Books for Children (on Amazon). Purchase book sets (include bilingual versions. See also Spanish sets) Sounds, Crumbs, Worms, Bananas, Arriba Up, Juan, Bright Star, Ma MacDonald, Polar Bowler. Ebooks: Sounds, Crumbs, Worms, Bananas, Juan, Arriba Up, Horse & Dog. Ships in 3-10 days, more for international

By Karl Beckstrand, illustrated by Jeff Faerber, 2011, 24-page, perfectbound 8"x10” kids' cookbook with African-American characters/black child, 320 words (before children's recipes), soft cover (PRE-order hard cover 978-0-9776065-4-2); For deals, see: Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Amazon,, Follett/BWI, Brodart. Leave a review/read e-book on iBooks, Kobo, Smashwords, Sony, Diesel-ebooks, Kindle/Amazon, Nook/; ISBN:  978-0-9776065-1-1, JUV050000, JUV019000, LCCN: 2010910826

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"A rollicking romp through badness that any kid can relish. Charming; even a bad banana can turn out good!" – Alison Levy, Park Slope Food Coop Linewaiter’s Gazette, Brooklyn, NY

"A great interactive story, which teaches an important message. The illustrations are fabulous and tie ... the story amazingly! I notice something new ... each time I read. My children have read it over and over and can't wait to try out all of the recipes!" – T. Simpson

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