Who Was Julia Child? (Who Was?)

by Geoff Edgers (Author) Dede Putra (Illustrator)

Who Was Julia Child? (Who Was?)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
"Born in California in 1912, Julia Child enlisted in the Army and met her future husband, Paul, during World War II. She discovered her love of French food while stationed in Paris and enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu cooking school after her service. Child knew that Americans would love French food as much as she did, so she wrote Mastering the Art of French Cooking in 1961. The book was a success and the public wanted more. America fell in love with Julia Child. Her TV show, The French Chef, premiered in 1963 and brought the bubbling and lovable chef into millions of homes. Find out more about this beloved chef, author, and TV personality in Who Was Julia Child?"--Amazon.com.
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Geoff Edgers
Geoff Edgers is a reporter at The Washington Post and author of Who Were The Beatles? and Who Is Stan Lee?

Carlene Hempel is a lecturer at Northeastern University's School of Journalism.
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Penguin Workshop
Publication date
October 06, 2015
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF014000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Cooking & Food
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