Today Is Monday in Texas

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Today Is Monday in Texas

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All of Texas's lucky children will find something scrumptious to sing about in this rhythmic walk through a week of the Lone Star State's favorite foods. On Monday, it's pan de campo, and Tuesday it's chicken-fried steak. Wednesday is chili, and Thursday is time for sweet onions. By the time the weekend comes around, everyone is ready for barbeque and strudel. Come and eat it up!


This adaptation of a popular song by multi-award-winning Johnette Downing features seven delicious dishes from the state that thinks big and loves to eat. Bright collage-style illustrations by Deborah Ousley Kadair Thomas complement the introduction to the days of the week and traditional Texas foods. A glossary describing the meals, their origins, and how they are prepared and a recipe for pan de campo will have children humming the yummy words all week long.

Age Range: 2+ years
Grade Level: K – 3
Release Date: January 21, 2010
Hardcover: 32 pages
ISBN: 978-1589807013

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"Come and eat it up All the lucky children in Texas walk through a week of favorite Lone Star food in this colorful singsong story. On Monday it's pan de campo, and Tuesday is time for chicken-fried steak. Chili on Wednesday, sweet onions on Thursday, and grapefruit on Friday bring young Texans to a weekend of barbecue and strudel. Bright collage-style illustrations add a layer of visual fun to this cumulative, rhythmic adaptation of a traditional song. A "word menu" of terms and food facts and a recipe for pan de campo complete this tasty trip through Texas." - The Book People, Austin, TX

A week’s worth of delicious Texas foods. Whether it’s pan de campo on Monday, chicken-fried steak on Tuesday, or chili on Wednesday, in Texas, there’s always something tasty to eat! This singsong culinary calendar introduces the Lone Star State’s favorite foods accompanied by fun collage illustrations. A delicious “word menu,” song, and recipe for pan de campo round out this flavorful feast.