Everything on a Waffle

Paperback | April 1, 2001

byPolly Horvath

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A Newbery Honor Book, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award and Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Award

Eleven-year-old Primrose is having a difficult time. Her parents have been lost at sea, but she knows -- somewhere, deep inside herself -- that they are still alive. While she waits for them to return, she must move in with her Uncle Jack. He's not exactly the most friendly guy, so Primrose finds comfort at the local restaurant called The Girl on the Red Swing. The owner, Kate, serves everything on a waffle, even fish and pasta.

But despite her quirkiness, she becomes a wonderful friend to Primrose, teaching her how to cook, listening to her problems and giving her sage advice.

Through a mixture of eccentric humor and probing philosophy, Polly Horvath makes Primrose's search for peace and understanding a most memorable one.

Recipes included!

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A Newbery Honor Book, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award and Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature AwardEleven-year-old Primrose is having a difficult time. Her parents have been lost at sea, but she knows -- somewhere, deep inside herself -- that they are still a...

Polly Horvath has written many outstanding books for children, including The Canning Season (National Book Award, CLA Young Adult Book Award); Everything on a Waffle (Newbery Honor Book, ALA Notable Book, Mr. Christie's Book Award, Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize); The Corps of the Bare-boned Plane (Sheila A. Egof...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.45 inPublished:April 1, 2001Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888994427

ISBN - 13:9780888994424

Appropriate for ages: 10

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything on a Waffle My 10 year old daughter loved this book, and was constantly reading bits out loud to me. So glad I got it for her!
Date published: 2014-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Ever This book is soooooooo good. I never wanted to put it down. It is funny and crazy but still has a great story.
Date published: 2006-06-19