Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child – Giveaway


Bursting with humorous, cartoon-style illustrations, Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child follows Julia from her meager culinary beginnings growing up in Pasadena (her mother only knew how to make three dishes: biscuits, codfish balls, and Welsh rabbit) to Sri Lanka, where she worked as an OSS clerk and tried exotic dishes like fish-head soup and tripe for the first time. Rouen, France is where a revelatory lunch of sole meun¨re inspired her to enroll at Le Cordon Bleu and learn to cook for the first time .What does Julia really like to do? asks Hartland in exuberant handwritten text. The answer: “EAT!”

Hartland’s exquisite drawings bring to life the inspiring story of Julia’s introduction to cooking in Paris and her rise to culinary renown, from the publication of her little-book-that-could, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, to her television debut on The French Chef in Boston. Along the way we learn some humorous anecdotes (that Julia wore a size 12 shoe, for example) and French vocabulary words, and we meet Julias dear friends and family members whose support made it all possible: husband Paul, editor Judith Jones, sister Dort, and co-authors Simone Beck (“Simca”) and Louisette Bertholle.

We were sent this adorable book and as a fan of Julia I have enjoyed reading it with my daughter. The book is so adorable with fun facts about the woman who inspired so many. We’re just thrilled about the book!

The book is now available online and at book stores!



We are so happy to say we also have one copy of Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child to also give away!

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Giveaway ends 9-5-2012



  1. Darlene Ysaguirre says

    My daughter Hailey Is 6 Years Old and is addicted to the food channel she would rather watch rachael ray then cartoons lol

  2. natalia ryjova says

    my daughter is really starting to get creative and loves being my little helper at dinner time

  3. Kay Watkins says

    My almost 4 year old twin granddaughters are able to do simple things in the kitchen and love to help.

  4. Joan Troche says

    my youngest loves to create while cooking, loves to eat (which is good given she was tiny for years) and to read!

  5. cassandra (rab pom) says

    My daughter would love this she loves to help with cooking and wants to be a chef herself one day!

  6. Briana says

    My daughter would love this. Every time I’m in the kitchen she is there to help. Whether I’m making dinner or cakes or whatever else see always loves to help. Especially, to crack eggs!