cover image Big Jimmy's Kum Kau Chinese Take Out

Big Jimmy's Kum Kau Chinese Take Out

Ted Lewin, Author, Ted Lewin, Illustrator HarperCollins Publishers $17.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-688-16026-5

A young narrator takes readers behind the scenes at his family's restaurant, and serves up a surprise in the end, in Big Jimmy's Kum Kau Chinese Take Out by Caldecott Honor artist Ted Lewin. Realistic watercolors depict the food, family and Brooklyn neighborhood with flair. A recipe for ""Buddha's Delight,"" a vegetable dish, is included. (Jan.)