Tomatoes for Neela

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Product Details
Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Viking Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.6 X 12.0 X 0.6 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593202708

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About the Author
Padma Lakshmi is the creator and host of Hulu's Taste the Nation and host and executive producer of the Emmy-winning Bravo series Top Chef. She is the bestselling author of two cookbooks, the Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs, as
well as her memoir Love, Loss, and What We Ate. Lakshmi is also cofounder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, an artist ambassador for the ACLU, and a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations. She lives in New York City with her daughter. Her favorite kind of tomato is a San Marzano.

Juana Martinez-Neal is the winner of the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award for La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya and the Caldecott Honor Award for Alma and How She Got Her Name, which she also wrote. Originally from Lima, Peru, she lives with her husband and three children in Arizona where she cooks with lots of Roma tomatoes.
Reviews

"The sweet, lushly illustrated tale succeeds in showing the importance of food as connection within one Indian American family." -Publishers Weekly

"Martinez-Neal's warmly textured, beautifully detailed illustrations are the perfect celebration of intergenerational love." -Kirkus Reviews

"Exquisite illustrations by Caldecott Honor Book author-illustrator Martinez-Neal make this title one that belongs front and center on shelves everywhere." --Booklist

"The intergenerational warmth and pleasure in cooking together are palpable. Part informational, part family story, this attractive book will speak to young kitchen helpers and those with loved ones in far-off places." -School Library Journal