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Soup Day: A Board Book

Soup Day: A Board Book

Melissa Iwai

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)


Melissa Iwai's Soup Day celebrates the importance of making a nutritious meal and sharing in the process as a family. Now in board book!

On a cold, snowy day, a young girl and her mother shop to buy ingredients for vegetable soup. At home, they work together—step by step—to prepare the meal. While the soup is cooking, they spend the time playing games and reading. Before long, Daddy's home and the family sits down to enjoy a home made dinner.

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Praise for Soup Day: A Board Book

“I loved this book! If only it had been around when my daughter Melissa was little, maybe I would have made something for dinner other than reservations!” —Joan Rivers

“Iwai's writing debut beautifully depicts the loving relationship between a mother and daughter. . . . Ordinariness made extraordinary.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“A perfect meal and a perfect book.” —School Library Journal

“Idyllic and cozy with colorful, textured illustrations, the book also offers a perfect recipe for tiny hands.” —Associated Press


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Melissa Iwai

Melissa Iwai has illustrated many children’s books, including Let’s Go to the Hardware Store, Toolbox Twins, B Is for Bulldozer and Good Night Engines. She is also the creator of Pizza Day. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family.

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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