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Madame Pamplemousse and her Incredible Edibles

Sometimes I have slight nostalgia pangs to the days when my children were cute, cuddly little babies, but I do love seeing them grow up and start discovering new things all the time; books being one of them. We did a huge tidy up in the kids room over the holidays and gifted all the Peppa Pigs to my goddaughter and we’re now advancing onwards and upwards to chapter books.

Coco has really caught the reading bug and is plowing through books. It has been great discovering with her some new authors, one of them being Rupert Kingfisher and his book Madame Pamplemousse and Her Incredible Edibles , the first of a series of books. It tells the story of Madeleine who meets Madame Pamplemousse, the best cook in Paris and together they work to stop her evil uncle Monsieur Lard. Seriously fun to read, even for Mamas!

– Emilie


Comments (5)

Esther in Amsterdam
January 21, 2014

It looks like fun! I wonder if Sara would be able to read it in English — maybe she should try! x

January 21, 2014

Looks lovely! How did Coco manage to learn how to read in French and in English? Did she do the transition by herself once she knew in one language ?

January 21, 2014

It looks delightful. I’d love to read this to Helena! I’m going to order it straight away. Thank you Emilie for sharing xx

January 22, 2014

Looks like a fab book! Do you think I could order one to be delivered here to Australia?

January 23, 2014

My daughter loves this book, which is well written and highly imaginative. Madame P and the Enchanted Sweet Shop is also great, if slightly darker. The heroes are fundamentally good and grounded people (although neither naive, nor dull) and the atmosphere is worldly. If your daughter enjoys the character of Madeleine, she may also enjoy the Ottoline books by Chris Riddell.

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