Halloween Book Review/Giveaway: Lula’s Brew. Ends Oct 31st
About the Author: Elizabeth O. Dulemba, also known as “e-e-e,” is an award-winning author and/or illustrator of fifteen children’s books including Lula’s Brew, Soap, soap, soap and The 12 Days of Christmas in Georgia. She enjoys casting spells on her children’s book community in her roles as Illustrator Coordinator for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators southern region, as a board member for the Georgia Center for the Book, as a writing and illustration instructor at various universities and venues, and by speaking regularly at schools and events where she mesmerizes her audiences At www.dulemba.com you can find her popular “Coloring Page Tuesday” feature, activities and more information related to her books.
Lula’s Brew by Elizabeth O. Dulemba.
About the Book: Lula’s Aunties want her to be a witch like them. But Lula would rather study cookbooks than spell books (and hates to fly on a broom). Lula wants to be a famous chef. In desperation, the Aunties insist she try to make one last potion. Lula secretly adds her cooking flair and creates a brew that bewitches the entire town, including her Aunties! This fun rhyming tale transcends the typical Halloween story to appeal to cooks and “foodies” throughout the year.
My Review: Lula lives with her three aunties who were known to be the wickedest witches in the land. Their goal was to teach Lula witchery ways and bewitching spells but all Lula wanted to do is become a chef with her own four stars bistro restaurant. Her aunties thought she was studying 30 minutes spells but Lula was busy reading cookbooks and watching food programs. So instead of cooking magical potions that oozed or glowing bright green ghastly drinks, Lula came up with a plan to cook a stew that smells good but with a little twist.
I enjoyed reading this book with soft, cold color illustrations. This is a perfect book to read for Halloween.
FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Xist Publishing in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.
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