Children's Book Week Event: A Celebration of Food, Culture, and Community!

Little Shop is proud to be a part of IndiesUnite!, a consortium of independent booksellers working together to put on a series of hard hitting virtual events that challenge the status quo, question our current standards and leave no curiosity left unexplored. Our spring program, taking place during Children's Book Week on May 7th at 4pm on Zoom, is a celebration of the intersection of food, culture, and community, and our lineup is super impressive:

Kevin Maillard (Fry Bread)

Andrea Wang (Watercress)

Cheryl Chepulsova (Noodles, Please!)

Michael Genhart (May Your Life Be Deliciosa)

Raúl The Third (¡Vamos! Let’s Go to The Market! and Vamos! Let’s go Eat)

This event is free to attend and requires pre-registration at Hope you will join in the fun!

Event date: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781626727465
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review

Watercress Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780823446247
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

Caldecott Medal Winner
Newbery Honor Book
APALA Award Winner
Gathering watercress by the side of the road brings a girl closer to her family's Chinese Heritage.
New England Book Award Winner
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year
A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book

Noodles, Please! (A to Z Foods of the World) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781951412364
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Published: The Collective Book Studio - April 5th, 2022

"Celebrating the versatility, popularity, and ubiquity of noodles, this board book gives hungry readers a delicious tour of pasta dishes from a variety of cultures and countries." —Kirkus Reviews

May Your Life Be Deliciosa Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Loris Lora (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781951836221
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Published: Cameron Kids - September 14th, 2021

A delicious and fortifying picture book inspired by the author’s family, featuring the Mexican tradition of holiday tamale-making

A 2022 Pura Belpré Award Illustrator Honor Book

“What is the recipe?” I ask. Abuela laughs. “It is in my heart, Rosie. I use mis ojos, my eyes, to measure. Mis manos, my hands, to feel.

¡Vamos! Let's Go To The Market (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328557261
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

A Pura Belpré Award Honor Book

Explore the marketplace of a buzzing Mexican-American border town in ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market, a paper-over-board picture book from New York Times bestselling, three-time Pura Belpré Award-winning author-illustrator Raúl the Third.

¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat (World of ¡Vamos!) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328557049
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Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

Winner of the Pura Belpré Medal!