Sweet!: The Delicious Story Of Candy

byAnn Love, Jane DrakeIllustratorClaudia Dávila

April 14, 2009|
Sweet!: The Delicious Story Of Candy by Ann Love
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Through time and across continents, stories of sweets and their inventors intrigue and entertain us. Learn about primal sweets — from honey, sweet milk, and nuts to sugar candy, chocolate, and “sweet” stories of success.

Sweet! The Delicious Story of Candy takes us through history from 4,000 B.C., when islanders in Papua New Guinea cut sugarcane for its sap, and 2,600 B.C., when the first-known beekeepers produced honey to embalm the dead, to 500 A.D., when the Chinese made pear and plum syrups from unripe fruit, and all the way through to the world’s first chocoholics and modern-day candy factories.

From cravings to the scoop on ice cream, Ann Love and Jane Drake present a comprehensive and irresistible story of candy through the ages, complemented by a detailed timeline and playful illustrations from artist Claudia Dávila.
Ann Love and Jane Drake are sisters and co-authors who have shared a life-long interest in the environment and the wild. Together they are the authors of many award-winning books including The Kids Winter Cottage Book, Snow Amazing, Cool Woods, and Trash Action. The have been shortlisted for numerous awards including the Red Cedar Awar...
Title:Sweet!: The Delicious Story Of Candy
Product dimensions:64 pages, 9.72 X 8.03 X 0.27 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 9.72 X 8.03 X 0.27 in
Published:April 14, 2009
Appropriate for ages:9 - 12
ISBN - 13:9780887769627

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