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Hush, Puppy! A Southern Fried Tale

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Ever wonder how fried cornbread came about? I did...

Thus begins the story, Hush, Puppy! A Southern Fried Tale, the fictional history of how an excitable puppy and a tiny baker create the southern treat, hushpuppies. “In celebration of good people and tasty food,” the book is appropriate for all ages.
Paperback, 36 pages
Published August 1st 2013 by Cooperative Ink
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Yolie Gachelin
Oct 03, 2013 Yolie Gachelin rated it really liked it
I read this book to my kids, which ages range from 8-12. This is not a book for children of that age range. Hush, Puppy! is a really great book for preschooler age to about kindergarten age. The writing is perfect and the plot of the story fits perfectly for the age range of a preschooler to about kindergarten. And the illustration that are done in this book by Beth Young are GREAT!
Briana Lawrence
Jan 30, 2014 Briana Lawrence rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: children, parents
This is a really adorable and charming story. It's really easy to follow and I think children would like to read it or have it read to them. It's a simple story on how hush puppies were made, but it's told in a fun, engaging way. The art is also vibrant and colorful. It's visually appealing and I think it'll be something that children will want to look at.

The audio version has the perfect storytelling voice. It's told in a good pace and the narrator sounds really welcoming. I highly recommend l
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Bree Clausen
Feb 02, 2014 Bree Clausen rated it liked it
Overall, the story does explain how hushpuppies are made in a cute way. It is fun that it also has a recipe at the end. Some of the story is confusing though. How does hush puppy change size and how is the bread big enough for the village people? Why is the baker small? Why does the dog follow the baker home? And why is baker suddenly scared of pup? The round format of the illustrations is different and looks neat, but a lot of them were very hard to visually read. Some of them are due to making ...more
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Melissa Dees
Sep 01, 2014 Melissa Dees rated it it was amazing
Cute story! Fabulous illustrations!
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