The Perfect Hamburger and Other Delicious Stories

By Smith, Alexander Hanchett & Rankin, Laura

Publishers Summary:
The Appetizer: The Perfect HamburgerWhen a snazzy fast-food chain moves into town, business at Joe’s favorite hamburger restaurant begins to suffer. He gets an idea that’s sure to bring back the diners, but there’s just one problem. The secret recipe for the burgers is missing! Can Joe figure out the ingredients to recreate the perfect hamburger before it’s too late? The Entrée: The Spaghetti TangleJohn and Nicky, forced to live with their vegetable-loving Aunt Rebecca, dream of eating spaghetti for every meal. So when they enter a recipe contest and win a trip to Mr. Pipelli’s spaghetti factory, they couldn’t be happier! But are they prepared for an encounter with the spaghetti spinner? The Dessert: The Doughnut RingJim thinks a doughnut sale is the perfect fund-raiser to help his friend, Mr. Pride. And it is—at first. But when an e-mail chain asking for donations gets out of control, Jim finds himself up to his ears in doughnuts! Will he ever be able to sell all the stock, and stop the doughnut ring for good?

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ISBN
978-1-59990-157-2
Publisher
Bloomsbury USA Children's Books


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2007

Gr 2-4 This collection of three stories, previously published in Great Britain, is fair at best. "The Perfect Hamburger" features a boy who helps a struggling local burger-joint owner compete with a chain by locating the source of a delicious mystery spice. In "The Spaghetti Tangle...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2007

In "The Perfect Hamburger," Joe helps save a local institution when he discovers the key ingredient for exceptional hamburgers. Nicky and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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