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  • Published: New York, N.Y. : Penguin, 2010, c2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Description: xvii, 186 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780399536113
  • 0399536116


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Turkish delight & treasure hunts : delightful treats and games from classic children's books

by Brocket, Jane.

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Louisa May Alcott, Little women. Amy's pickled limes ; Run your own post office -- Enid Blyton, The secret of Spiggy Holes. Campfire cocoa -- Michael Bond, A bear called Paddington. Paddington Bear's favorite marmalade buns -- Master the art of breakfast in bed -- Frances Hodgson Burnett, A little princess. Sara's warming currant buns -- The secret garden. Secret gardening ; Dickon's roasted eggs ; Skipping school -- Betsy Byars, The midnight fox. Make a time capsule -- Lewis Carroll, Alice's adventures in Wonderland. Play croquet like Alice -- Susan Coolidge, What Katy did. Katy's paradise picnic pie ; Enjoy a weekend retreat -- What Katy did at school. Debby's jumbles -- Roald Dahl, Danny the champion of the world. Make Danny's marvelous father's marvelous toad-in-the-hole ; Pick your own fruit ; Fly a kite -- Matilda. Bruce Bogtrotter's heroic chocolate cake -- Dorothy Edwards, My naughty little sister. My naughty little sister's guide to cutting out ; Bad Harry's birthday trifle -- My naughty little sister's friends. Make a get-better box -- Ian Fleming, Chitty chitty bang bang. Jeremy and Jemima's more-jam-than-puff jam puffs -- Kenneth Grahame, The wind in the willows. Make a toasting fire ; Wind in the willows river picnic cress sandwidges -- Shirley Hughes, Alfie's feet. Go puddle-jumping in rain boots -- Madeleine L'Engle, A wrinkle in time. Enjoy a dark and stormy night -- C.S. Lewis, The lion, the witch and the wardrobe. Mr. Tumnus's toasty tea ; Mrs. Beaver's gloriously sticky marmalade roll ; Tempting Turkish delight -- Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking. A recipe for disaster ; Pippi's tree party ; Pippi's Swedish pancakes ; Pippi's heart-shaped Swedish gingersnaps ; Hurrah for the circus -- Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy. Private spaces -- Betsy-Tacy and Tib. Create a doll family ; Make a mixture -- A.A. Milne, The house at Pooh corner. Play poohsticks -- L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables. Anne's liniment layer cake ; Make a liberally garlanded hat ; Marilla's zero-alcohol raspberry cordial ; Learn poems by heart -- E. Nesbit, The story of the treasure seekers. Make a melon-seed necklace -- Mary Norton, The borrowers. Make a Borrower's house ; The Borrower's potted shrimps -- Eleanor H. Porter, Pollyanna. How to make a rainbow ; Pollyanna's calf's-foot jelly ; Enjoy the heavens above -- Johanna Spyri, Heidi. Heidi's grandfather's simple cheese and bread supper -- Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island. Treasure hunting -- P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins. Mary Poppins's strike-me-pink raspberry jam cakes ; Chalking it up ; Mrs. Persimmon's crumpets -- Mary Poppins comes back. Mrs. Banks's bribery and corruption cocoanut cakes -- E.B. White, Charlotte's web. Watch a spider spin a web ; Wake-up-and-smell-the-bacon breakfast with hash browns ; Make a rope swing -- Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little house in the big woods. This little piggy...roast pigs' tails ; Ma's pancake men ; Make snow pictures -- Little house on the prairie. Ma's hand-sweetened cornbread ; Sugar on snow.

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Turkish Delight

It's a fun idea, but I didn't find anything interesting inside.

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