What’s in a Dumpling, Grandma?

Meeker, Linda/ Eide, Sandra

Join Grey and his cousin Mila as Grandma teaches them to cook bánh loc, Vietnamese dumplings, and passes down her memories of sharing this heritage comfort food with other loved ones.

This warm-and-toasty picture book for 4-to-8-year-olds celebrates the relationship between a grandparent and grandchild, explores the importance of family history and cultural heritage through the act of passing down a favorite recipe, honors the past while expressing joy for today’s memories-in-the-making, features the bright and imaginative artwork of Sandra Eide, offers a recipe for Grey’s grandma’s famous fish sauce, and includes lots and lots of delicious dumplings!

What’s in a Dumpling, Grandma is the perfect story for families eager to help young children find meaning in family history and tradition; for kids who are interested in cooking; and to give as a gift for a grandparent’s birthday, the holidays, Grandparent’s Day, and Mother’s Day. This delicious story will leave your mouth watering and your heart full.