How would you like to make Turkish Delight, the treat served in Narnia? Or play your own version of croquet just as Alice did in Wonderland? Brimming with cooking and creative adventures, this unique collection of activities will spark your children's imaginations as they follow in the footsteps of their favorite literary characters. 208 pages, hardcover from Perigee.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Perigee Books Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 0399536116 ISBN-13: 9780399536113 Availability: In Stock
"We must do something," said Alice.... "Yes, but what shall we do?" said Dicky.... "Let's read all the books again. We shall get lots of ideas out of them." -The Story of the Treasure Seekers E. Nesbit
With the delightful activities and delicious recipes in Turkish Delight & Treasure Hunts you'll learn how to follow in the footsteps of your favorite childhood heroes, from the Borrowers and Alice in Wonderland to the Ingalls family and Winnie-the-Pooh.
Whether you're young or not-so-young, learn how to:
* Make Turkish Delight, like the treat served in Narnia * Create Laura Ingalls Wilder's exciting Sugar on Snow * Master the art of breakfast in bed with Paddington Bear * Play your own version of croquet, as Alice in Wonderland does * Learn poems by heart, like Anne of Green Gables * Watch a spider spin her web, like E. B. White's Charlotte * Enjoy Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin's favorite pastime- Poohsticks
Jane Brocket is the acclaimed author of The Gentle Art of Domesticity and The Gentle Art of Quilt-Making. She lives in Berkshire, England, with her husband and three children. To find out more, visit her website at janebrocket.com.