Check out these SOUP-ER books!  Soup and stew stories are delicious anytime of the year. These stories include the classic stone soup story and many variations!  Several cookbooks included.  Enjoy!

  • Tiger in my soup

    Left in the care of his older sister, a boy begs her to read his favorite book but she is too absorbed in her own reading even to notice when a tiger comes to life in the steam from his soup.

  • Growing vegetable soup

    A father and child grow vegetables and then make them into a soup.

  • Every color soup

    Describes how to make a colorful, delicious vegetable soup. Includes recipe.

  • Thank you, Omu!

    When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbors arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit.

  • There's a giraffe in my soup

    Each time a waiter returns with a new bowl of soup to satisfy a customer's complaint, a different animal appears in the soup.

  • Carrot soup

    After working hard on his garden, Rabbit looks forward to harvest time when he can make soup, but every carrot disappears. Rabbit must find out who has taken them. Includes a recipe for carrot soup.

  • Duck soup

    Maxwell Duck is trying to invent a soup that everyone will remember him for, but when he goes out to look for the missing ingredient and his friends show up, they think he has fallen into the soup.

  • The wolf's chicken stew

    A hungry wolf's attempts to fatten a chicken for his stewpot have unexpected results.

  • Pumpkin soup

    Cat, Squirrel and Duck make their pumpkin soup the same way every day, but one day Duck wants to do it a little different and there is a horrible squabble. Find out how all is resolved. Includes pumpkin soup recipe.

  • Rainbow Stew

    On a rainy summer day, three children and their grandpa pick vegetables in his garden and then cook and share a delicious meal of his famous Rainbow Stew. Includes recipe.

  • Gazpacho for Nacho

    Nacho won't eat anything but gazpacho soup until his mother takes him to the supermarket and he sees the many piles of different vegetables there.

  • Stone soup : an old tale

    Clever soldiers outwit greedy townspeople with the creation of a special soup in this cherished classic, a Caldecott Honor book.

  • Stone soup

    When the little old lady claims she has no food to give him, a hungry young man proceeds to make a soup with a stone and water.

  • Fox tale soup

    In this version of the familiar tale, a hungry fox tricks some barnyard animals into contributing the necessary ingredients for making his delicious stone soup.

  • Stone soup

    Three wise monks trick a poor,frightened community into finding happiness by teaching them the magic of generosity.

  • Cactus soup

    During the Mexican Revolution, when a troop of hungry soldiers comes to a town where all the food has been hidden, they charm the townspeople into helping make a soup from water and a cactus thorn.

  • Stone soup with matzoh balls : a Passover tale in Chelm

    In this version of the familiar tale, an old man tricks the townspeople of Chelm into contributing the necessary ingredients for making a Seder feast for all to share.

  • Chicken soup by heart

    When Rudie's sitter gets the flu, he uses her recipe to make her a batch of special chicken soup, including the secret recipe of stories from the heart.

  • Pretend soup and other real recipes : a cookbook for preschoolers & up

    Easy to prepare recipes for children to make.

  • Emeril's there's a chef in my soup! : recipes for the kid in everyone

    World-famous chef Emeril Lagasse shares some of his favorite recipes that children can make, as well as tips for the whole family on how to have fun and be safe in the kitchen.