Eat Your Words by Charlotte Foltz Jones and illustrated by John O’Brien


Food plays a significant role in literature and pop culture.  Where did certain food terms originate from?  Eat Your Words by Charlotte Foltz Jones and illustrated by John O’Brien explores the language of food. Why are certain food terms used and from where do they come from? Your brain will hunger for more as you devour every page. Feed me more! This book is a bellyful of knowledge for both kids and adults. Food should be fun. You will enjoy this gastronomical book of tidbits.
In a nutshell, this book is not a hot potato.  It’s a piece of cake to read.  Charlotte Foltz Jones is one smart cookie. You have to be out to lunch if you do not buy it. Use your noodle and tell your friends about this book.
Baked Alaska, melba toast, hush puppies, and coconuts. You’d be surprised at how these food names came to be. And have you ever wondered why we use the expression “selling like hotcakes”? Or how about “spill the beans”? There are many fascinating and funny stories about the language of food–and the food hidden in our language! Charlotte Foltz Jones has compiled a feast of her favorite anecdotes, and John O’Brien’s delightfully pun-filled drawings provide the dessert. Bon appetit!