Praise for Minette's Feast
"Foodie parents who love cats will love to read this delightful book to their kids.†?
"This charming portrait...†?
"A delectable tale about Julia Child discovering her culinary calling in Paris...This book is a charmer to share aloud with young people who enjoy a well-paced story and with cat lovers and food lovers of any age."
"A charming picture book."
—The New York Times Sunday Book Review
"Amy Bates uses pencil and watercolor to crate artwork that is as playful as Minette the cat."
—Library Media Connection
"A fine recipe for pleasure: Julia Child, the culinary arts, Paris and a lucky cat. Magnifique!†?
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Bates' illustrations work marvelously well with this charming conceit."
—Booklist, starred review
"Reich's internal rhymes make the proceedings feel festive, while her overall prose conveys Julia's seriousness of purpose. The smooth flow of her narrative belies the impressive amount of research she undertook to relate actual conversations and events...Discover: A delectable banquet that charts Julia Child's culinary progress through the eyes of her cat, Minette."
—Shelf Awareness, starred review
"...feast for the senses†?
—School Library Journal, starred review
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Choices 2013 list - Picture Book