How My Parents Learned to Eat by Ina R. FriedmanHow My Parents Learned to Eat by Ina R. Friedman

How My Parents Learned to Eat

byIna R. FriedmanIllustratorAllen Say

Paperback | March 19, 2004

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An American sailor courts a young Japanese woman and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating.
Allen Say was born in Yokohama, Japan, in 1937. He dreamed of becoming a cartoonist from the age of six, and, at age twelve, apprenticed himself to his favorite cartoonist, Noro Shinpei. For the next four years, Say learned to draw and paint under the direction of Noro, who has remained Say's mentor. Say illustrated his first children'...
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Title:How My Parents Learned to EatFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 8 × 0.1 inPublished:March 19, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395442354

ISBN - 13:9780395442357

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from How We Eat This is a cute story about an American soldier courting a Japanese girl and how they were both worried about being able to eat properly (with chopsticks vs a knife and fork).
Date published: 2018-06-01

From Our Editors

An American sailor courts a young Japanese woman and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating. Full color illustrations throughout

Editorial Reviews

The book is wonderfully thought-provoking in its portrayal of the subtle similarities and differences among cultures." School Library Journal, Starred "