Everything but the Kitchen Sink: Weird Stuff You Didn't Know about Food by Elizabeth MacLeod, Frieda Wishinsky, Travis King
Kids will discover funny and astonishing food facts, trivia, and stories from around the world.
Did you know that radishes are a common breakfast food in Japan? Why do Americans love corn dogs? Do watermelons remove freckles? Can you really clean a toilet with a can of cola? Where does the expression "say cheese" come from? Did you know that in 1919 a molasses flood killed 21 people in Boston?
What child isn't going to want to know the answers to these questions? Step into any school cafeteria and you'll hear kids buzzing about food. Everything but the Kitchen Sink builds on that fascination with food through history, science, art, superstitions, and world records.