Dessert First (Reprint)

Hallie Durand (Author) Christine Davenier (Illustrator)
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Description

Dessert Schneider has her very own personal style. But sometimes walking to the beat of her own drum means walking right into a heap of mischief, especially when it comes to the legendary family recipe (and Dessert's all-time favorite treat), Grandma Reine's Double-Decker Chocolate Bars. As the oldest in a rambunctious, restaurant-owning family of six, Dessert seems to be better at getting into trouble than getting out of it. And that's because, for this eight-year-old, saying sorry is definitely not a piece o'cake! In a starred review Publishers Weekly writes, Readers will be left craving a second helping. Look to the right for more on book two!

Product Details

Price
$5.99
Publisher
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
May 04, 2010
Pages
151
Dimensions
6.32 X 0.47 X 7.64 inches | 0.28 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416963868
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About the Author

Hallie Durand's favorite dessert is vanilla ice cream drowned in hot-fudge sauce. She grew up in a large, food-loving family much like the one in her books. But unlike Dessert, Hallie had to eat dessert after supper. When she's not writing, she likes to visit fondue restaurants to do "research." Hallie lives with her family in New Jersey.

Christine Davenier's favorite dessert is profiterole au chocolat. She is the illustrator of many books for children including the Iris and Walter series by Elissa Haden Guest and The First Thing My Mama Told Me by Susan Marie Swanson, for which Christine received a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year Award. She lives in Paris.