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The Popcorn Book

The Popcorn Book

by Tomie dePaola Illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Brothers Tiny and Tony are hungry for a snack, and their mother allows them to make some popcorn. The two boys learn about the history of popcorn in the Americas, how much popcorn is eaten on an annual basis, and methods of popping corn. Two recipes to pop corn are included in this book.
"An adroit blend of facts and fun." — Publishers Weekly
Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
AD830L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Book Type
Activity Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Functional and How-To, Informational Text

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut in 1934. At age 4, he knew he wanted to become a writer and an illustrator. His mother was an avid book lover and read to him and his brother often. As a child, dePaola would illustrate the books his mother read to him.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut in 1934. At age 4, he knew he wanted to become a writer and an illustrator. His mother was an avid book lover and read to him and his brother often. As a child, dePaola would illustrate the books his mother read to him.

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