Quickly The Magic Spatula, Quickly’s Magical Pancake Adventure Book Reviews

Get Social

 

Ella Culberton

Quickly The Magic Spatula book review by Ella Culbertson

This fun read by authors Jeryl Abelmann and Miriam Kronish tells the story of a brother and sister reminiscing the pancakes prepared by their mother through their childhood and adult life.  As an adult, Quickly The Magic Spatula was easy to relate to as we can all point to everyday items such as a spatula that allow us to recall favorite memories.  For a three (and three-quarters) year old girl, the book was about pancakes and fancy red high heels – both of which are pretty high on Ella’s list of favorite things. 

We enjoyed reading the children’s book Quickly The Magic Spatula together – for one of us it was a reminder that the best family memories stem from everyday routine, and for one of us it was a good reminder to ask mommy to bake pancakes in the morning!

Quickly Magical Pancake Adventure travel book review

Quickly Magical Pancake Adventure travel book review

Quickly’s Magical Pancake Adventure

The follow-up story to Quickly the Magic Spatula by Jeryl Abelmann and Miriam Kronish revisits Quickly, the spatula, and his new friend Bernie, also a spatula.  The story is interesting and entertaining, working in history and cooking tips into a kids travel story.  The authors do a fantastic job throughout the book of introducing new vocabulary words for early readers and providing great context to understand the new words.  Both Ella and I love the illustrations of all of the different types of spatulas that Quickly and Bernie run into throughout the book.

This book is multi-functional, serving as a bedtime book, pancake cookbook and travel book.  After reading a few chapters of the book at bedtime, we always discuss all the different pancake recipes that we want to try on the weekend.

Where to buy:

Quickly The Magic Spatula and Quickly’s Magical Pancake Adventure

Suggested retail: $9.95-$14.95. Check website for details.

Jeryl Abelmann provided me with these travel books for review purposes.

 

Related posts:

Extreme Planet: Travel Book Review

How To Be a World Explorer

Tags: , , ,

5 Responses to “Quickly The Magic Spatula, Quickly’s Magical Pancake Adventure Book Reviews”

  1. Carole says:

    I, too, have read these books to kids, my grandkids in particular, and it’s one of their favorites. I also read the Magical Adventure to a classroom of 1st graders and it was a great vehicle for discussion about ancestors, conferences, and of course, recipes. The children talked about what favortie dishes their grandparents made for them as well as what they liked in their pancakes. Not unexpected, chocolate chips came up often.

  2. Carole says:

    I, too, have read these books to kids, my grandkids in particular, and it’s one of their favorites. I also read the Magical Adventure to a classroom of 1st graders and it was a great vehicle for discussion about ancestors, conferences, and of course, recipes. The children talked about what favortie dishes their grandparents made for them as well as what they liked in their pancakes. Not unexpected, chocolate chips came up often.

  3. @Carole
    I’m glad you enjoyed the book review, written through a child’s eyes. Who doesn’t love chocolate chip pancakes?

  4. Jim says:

    This looks like something I’m about to go buy for my grandson. Thanks for the great share.

  5. @Jim
    From the comments I’m receiving, I think your grandson will enjoy this book. Don’t be surprised if you end up making pancakes together.

Leave a Reply