Big Jimmy's Kum Kau Chinese Take OutBook - 2002
Lively text and vibrant illustrations combine to capture the delicious tastes and mouthwatering aromas of Kum Kau Restaurant as a young helper describes the thrilling action behind the counter and in the kitchen.
Even before Kum Kau Chinese Take Out opens, there's so much to do. The deliveryman arrives. The cooks clean the kitchen from top to bottom. Then chop, chop, chop, they slice and dice the fresh meat and vegetables. But when the customers arrive, Kum Kau really comes alive. Woks sizzle. Pots steam. The cooks whip up tantalizing dishes for hungry patrons. A young narrator shares a behind-the-scenes look at the hustle and bustle of a busy Chinese take-out restaurant. Then it's time for his favorite dinner.
Delectable tastes and savory smells will make mouths water as Caldecott Honor artist Ted Lewin takes us to a favorite Chinese restaurant in his Brooklyn neighborhood.
The sights, sounds, and smells of a busy Chinese take-out restaurant are seen through the eyes of the owner's young son.