My Mom Loves Me More Than Sushi

Category: Book
By (author): Gomes, Filomena
Illustrated By: Spires, Ashley
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Canadian
  JUVENILE FICTION / Cooking & Food
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Second Story Press
Published: September 2006
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 24
Size: 8.79in x 8.73in x 0.25in
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$ 15.00
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From The Publisher*In this delightful, utterly delicious picturebook, a little girl joins her mom to learn about--and eat--fabulous foods from around the world. Sushi, biscotti, houska, canja, couscous, megadarra, smogastarta, crepes, jambalaya and samosas all star in full color alongside a hilarious Siamese and a beagle who join in the family's culinary adventure. There's even a dancing crayfish or two.
From The Publisher*A romp through the foods of the world.
Review Quote*Warm, loving and poetic, with a sense of togetherness; you'll almost feel like you can taste the food. Wonderful illustrations.
Review Quote*A delightful book that will both comfort and educate young readers.
Review Quote*The amusing and colorful artwork helps to keep things lively.
Review Quote*The youngest of readers are in for a delicious treat that will take them around the world without ever leaving the kitchen.
Review Quote*The text cleverly describes the food in mouth-watering detail without simply listing the ingredients.
From The Publisher*In this utterly delicious book, a little girl and her mom learn about -- and eat! -- fabulous foods from around the world. The foods star alongside a hilarious Siamese and a beagle who join in the family's culinary adventure. Illustrated by a Silver Birch-nominated artist, this is a fun-filled, colorful read-aloud to younger grades on cultural diversity and understanding. All recipes, tested by the author and her children, are online at So bring your condiments, and watch out for the dancing crayfish!
Biographical NoteThough this is the third book that Ashley Spires has illustrated, it is the first one to make her hungry while she drew it. She lives in Richmond, British Columbia, with her cats Gracie and Charlotte, and her favourite foods are strawberries, nectarines and chocolate.