Have you ever had a recipe go all wrong? These sister/authors have and they decided to find the humor in a bad situation.
Turn the pages and laugh as gap-toothed Kristen decides to be “IN CHARGE” of the kitchen. Her mother agrees to follow orders and the craziness begins. This girl’s grocery list includes twenty bags of marshmallows, four hundred hot dogs and a “squirt duck”. Oh, and a new puppy. The mom comes through, the dog is blue, the squirt duck is put to use as kitchen safety equipment and the resulting “goop” is ultimately chopped up with a baseball bat. We are left with a question; do the raccoons eat it or not?
I recommend this silly story for kids and adults, ages six to sixty. If you enjoy wacky, “random” stories, you will get a kick out of this one. The artwork is pretty inane as well. Warning to parents: the recipe in the back of the book involves chocolate and a clothes dryer.
Mary Jo, Kids World