This story was inspired by a true event that happened near the old village of Gubbio in Italy.
A young girl has the daunting task of preparing a meal for all her family and neighbors who are busy harvesting the land. All is going according to plan until...an unexpected life changing event happens!
The clever rhyming and sometimes humorous text is accompanied by vibrant illustrations that will entertain the young and old!
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.07(d)|
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The Snake That Fell in the Soup
By SABINA GAGGIOLI
AuthorHouseCopyright © 2011 Sabina Gaggioli
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Chapter OneThis is a true story that happened not so long ago, and took place nearby an old village called Gubbio.
A place so enchanting, filled with fresh mountain air, and beautiful farm fields with little wheat to spare.
It was harvesting time, and neighbors gave a helping hand, for a delicious meal to those who helped had been planned.
"Prepare the soup," Lea's mom said, "and don't forget to make more bread."
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I got this book as a gift, and my kids absolutely loved it!! The pictures are so fabulous and captivating. The text is fun and funny and easy to read. It is their favorite book. Not easy to get two boys and a girl all under 7 years old to all love the same book! I would definitely recommend this book.