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What You Never Knew About Fingers, Forks, & Chopsticks


  • "This amusing, enlightening and child-pleasingly yucky book gives kids a rich sense of history, as well as a new perspective on their p’s and q’s." – Publishers Weekly


  • Beeler, Selby. Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions from Around the World. Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
  • Friedman, Ina R. How My Parents Learned to Eat. Houghton Mifflin, 1984.
  • Goldstein, Bobbye S., compiler. What’s on the Menu?: Food Poems. Viking, 1992.
  • Jackson, Ellen. Turn of the Century. Charlesbridge, 1998.
  • Jones, Charlotte Foltz. Eat Your Words: A Fascinating Look at the Language of Food. Delacorte, 1999.
  • Keller, Charles. Belly Laughs!: Food Jokes & Riddles. Simon & Schuster, 1990.
  • Lauber, Patricia. What You Never Knew About Beds, Bedrooms, & Pajamas. Simon & Schuster, 2008.
  • Lauber, Patricia. What You Never Knew About Tubs, Toilets, & Showers. Simon & Schuster, 2001.
  • Solheim, James. It’s Disgusting and We Ate It! True Food Facts from Around the World and Throughout History. Simon & Schuster, 1998.
  • Swain, Ruth Freeman. Bedtime! Holiday House, 1999.