Author/Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: 1978
Genre: Concept-General, Myths, Legends & Folklore, Science and Nature
Audience: Gr. K-4
Overview: A fun look at the history of popcorn in the United States with historical facts that are probably not well known, stories and even a popcorn recipe. The illustrations are fun and really draw the reader into the story. This book is informative and enjoyable. The facts would be very useful in a report about popcorns history.
Activity: Make popcorn with the class using the recipe in the book while discussing the history of popcorn.
Reviewer's Name: Paula Pavon