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Veggie Soup
Written by Dorothy Donohue
Illustrated by Dorothy Donohue


The Horn Book Guide, 4/1/2001
“Miss Bun, a rabbit, is cooking veggie soup, but her friends Crow, Cat, Frog, and Cow bring over such additions as worms, tuna, bugs, and hay, which ruin the soup. The friends make a new batch according to Great Nana's recipe, and they even have leftovers for a soup kitchen. . . . the cut-paper collage illustrations are eye-catching. A recipe is included.”


Publishers Weekly, 9/4/2000
"Too many cooks spoil the veggie soup in this breezy picture book about food and friends. Miss Bun the rabbit is a prize-winning cook, having mastered all the recipes in her Great Nana's cookbook. But after so much time relying on Great Nana's careful methods, Miss Bun decides she'd like to wing it, whipping up ‘something tasty, something original, something all my own.' She invites her pals over for a repast of veggie soup à la Miss Bun. However, each guest feels compelled to supply the hostess with their own favorite soup ingredient, from wiggly worms to tangy tunas. Could her friends' suggestion kick the soup up a notch? Miss Bun, thinking her soup ‘blaaaa,' adds the questionable items to the pot. The foul-tasting result convinces the bunny chef that Great Nana does indeed know best."


Booklist, 11/1/2000
“Kids will especially like the animals' disgusting contributions to the pot.”



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