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Tickle Your Taste Buds this National Library Lover’s Month!

Turn the page to your next family adventure! February is National Library Lover’s Month. Libraries provide a safe space to explore untold stories and discover new passions through their free programs and services. Have the whole family celebrate this month with books about food. Books are fun and exciting way to introduce a variety of topics like eating right, identifying fruits and vegetables, celebrating food traditions around the world, and growing and cooking food.


Some great books about food include:

  • Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert: This book is the perfect addition to introducing new fruits and vegetables from around the world and learning fun facts provided in the glossary.
  • What’s on Your Plate?: Exploring the World of Food by Whitney Stewart: Tour the world of food from 14 different countries and explore the country’s native foods, staple dishes, and simple recipes for everyone to enjoy!
  • How a Seed Grows by Helene J. Jordan: Dive into the scientific world of seeds and how they grow into flowers, vegetables, trees, or even gardens. 
  • How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?: The Story of Food by Christ Butterworth: Pick up this informative read to learn the basics of where food comes from with its vibrant illustrations and food facts.


Tickle your family’s taste buds this National Library Lover’s Month with a visit your local public library!

Healthy behaviors start with you! For more ideas, family activities, collection of books, and websites all about food and cooking, visit Start with a Book’s webpage.

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