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Soup's On: Picture Books and Easy Readers

Sit down to a delicious soupy read. 

Picture Books

Tiger in my soup by Kashmira Sheth

Left in the care of his older sister, a boy begs her to read his favorite book but she is too absorbed in her own reading even to notice when a tiger comes to life in the steam from his soup.

Octopus soup by Mercer Mayer

An octopus struggles with misadventure when he leaves home but is relieved to know how and where to find a safe haven.

Perfect Soup by Lisa Moser

Murray the mouse goes into town for the carrot he needs to make Perfect Soup, and soon finds himself with a chain of favors that will work only if a friendly snowman can help him gets things started.

Elephant soup by Ingrid Schubert

Feeling sad, Mouse decides to ask some mice friends to help whisk up a special batch of soup as a way to feel better.

Duck soup by Jackie Urbanovic

Maxwell Duck is trying to invent a soup that everyone will remember him for, but when he goes out to look for the missing ingredient and his friends show up, they think he has fallen into the soup.

A book containing a rhyme about each of the months, each rhyme ending with chicken soup with rice.

The master of poetic imponderables once again collects his thoughts on the inner workings of Grandpa's nose hair, tasty donuts, noodles in a haystack, and more.

The real story of stone soup by Ying Chang Compestine

When a crew of Chinese fishermen forget to bring cooking utensils with them, they find creative ways to make do with what they have and what they can find.

Fox tale soup by Tony Bonning

In this version of the familiar tale, a hungry fox tricks some barnyard animals into contributing the necessary ingredients for making his delicious stone soup.

Easy Readers

Ice cream soup by Ann Ingalls

A young boy tries to make an ice cream cake, but winds up making ice cream "soup" instead.

When Fly Guy is not allowed in the restaurant with Buzz's family he follows his nose and ends up in the soup.

Pinch and Dash make soup by Michael J Daley

Pinch and Dash's disagreement over the use of pepper and hot sauce in their soup ends up spoiling the meal.

Cake soup by Erica Farber

Huckle Cat and friends decide to throw a birthday party for Lowly Worm but something goes very wrong with their cake.

Mouse soup by Arnold Lobel

A mouse convinces a weasel he needs the ingredients from several stories to make a tasty mouse soup.