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Picture Books: Food

Guide to children's picture books about the alphabet, colors, holidays, and more!


The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Jamberry by Bruce Degen

Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert

Muncha Muncha Muncha by Candace Fleming

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff

Recent Releases

Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin

1 Big Salad by Juana Medina

Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel by Adam Rubin

The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach

Is That Wise, Pig? by Jan Thomas

Nanette's Baguette by Mo Willems

Staff Picks

Sophie's Squash by Pat Miller

The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli

Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog by Mo Willems

And More!

Peanut Butter and Cupcake by Terry Border

Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert

Lunch by Denise Fleming

Orange Pear Apple Bear by Emily Gravett

The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall

Dim Sum for Everyone by Grace Lin

Mouse Went Out to Get a Snack by Lyn McFarland

Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Secret Pizza Party by Adam Rubin

Pete's a Pizza by William Steig

The Cow Loves Cookies by Karma Wilson

The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems

Librarian's Pick