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8 Top Books About Food For Kids

Once or twice a week, I try to do a themed lunch with the girls and combine it with a book about the food we are eating. It makes eating much more fun for them and teaches new vocabulary.

There are tons of books about food for kids, if you are looking for books about candy or cake, but I actually found it harder than I thought to find lunch food themed stories.

This is a fantastic list of books for kids! about food.


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My Top Books About Food For Kids

Each Peach Pear Plum 

This is such a great rhyming book featuring all your favorite characters from Goldilocks to Cinderella, Robin Hood and Jack and Jill.
Books About Food For Kids

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

A classic and of course, you can tie in the movie too!
Books About Food For Kids

 The Giant Jam Sandwich 

I loved this book as a child, it is funny and silly, just what kids like!
Books About Food For Kids

Scrambled Eggs Super! 

A less known Seuss, full of fun rhymes and silliness.

Books About Food For Kids

More Spaghetti, I Say!

This book is popular with preschoolers and older children alike.

Books About Food For Kids

Mac & Cheese

A piece of pasta and a lump of cheese learn about accepting differences in other people in this cute early reader.

Books About Food For Kids


Armadilly Chili

A really sweet story with adorable illustrations, all with a Texas theme.
Books About Food For Kids


Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months

One of the girls’ favorite stories. This is a really catchy poem that goes through the calendar as it justifies the reasons for eating chicken soup with rice.
Books About Food For Kids


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