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A History of Yummy Experiments (A Graphic Novel)



About the Book

How did cheese happen? Who pickled the first pickle? Explore the history of innovative food in this non-fiction graphic novel filled with facts, legends, and recipes.

Have you ever wondered how some of our favorite foods came to be? How was cheese created and who realized it belonged on everything? Was soda always meant to be a drink? A team of whimsical food sprites are excited to show you the yummy history of food expirements from all over the world! 

Learn about the true stories behind pickles! Get a recipe for how to make your favorite pizza! With a story and recipe for every chapter, this graphic novel will give you something to read and taste.

Product Details

On sale: December 5, 2023
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 3-7
Page count: 240 Pages
ISBN: 9780593425329
Reading level: Lexile: GN790L | Fountas/Pinnell: W

Author Bio

Victoria Grace Elliott is the creator of the webcomic Balderdash! or, a tale of two witches. Yummy: a History of Desserts is her debut graphic novel. She's a queer Southern illustrator & comic artist living in Austin, Texas.


"Deliciously educational." —Kirkus Reviews

"Simultaneously dense with information and an utter treat, this is perfect for kids and tweens obsessed with food." —Booklist