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A Pipkin of Pepper
Synopses & Reviews
A companion to the best-selling Pumpkin Soup
Duck, Cat, and Squirrel, the three animal friends from Pumpkin Soup, are out of salt, a key ingredient of their special recipe. Duck insists upon coming along with Cat and Squirrel on the shopping trip to the city. Its his first visit, and hes a little scared, but he forgets everything when he spots a pepper store. What if they bought a pipkin of pepper to add to the soup? When he turns around to tell Cat and Squirrel about his great idea, he realizes theyre gone!This perfect book about getting lost, with the sage reminder to stay put if you do, is illustrated with warm, cleverly detailed paintings.
A Pipkin of Pepper is a 2006 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
A heart-warming tale about getting lost, starring Cat, Squirrel and Duck from the much-loved author of Pumpkin Soup
Something was bubbling in the old white cabin.
What was in the cooking pot?
Made by a Cat, a Squirrel and a Duck,
Waiting just for a pipkin of salt,
To make it the best you ever tasted...
But the salt jar smashes and there is none left for the Pumpkin Soup Cat, Squirrel and Duck must go to the city to buy some more. Duck has the habit of wandering off but he promises not to get lost. But not everything goes to plan.
This sequel with its warm and vibrant illustrations will delight fans of Pumpkin Soup.
In this companion to the bestselling "Pumpkin Soup," Duck becomes separated from his friends Cat and Squirrel when he gets the notion of buying some pepper for the pumpkin soup they always make together. Full color.
About the Author
Helen Cooper is the author and illustrator of many books, including The Baby Who Wouldn’t Go to Bed. She lives in Oxford, England.
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