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The food of Philly

The story of the delicious variety of food we get in the city

Photo of Tara Nasse
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Food of Philly

My belly is huge

Because I ate all the food

Hot-dogs and candy

French-fries and more

Tacos and dumplings

Ice-cream galore

But that wasn’t all

I was having a ball

Fried fish and cheese sticks

Got my tummy feeling nice

Noodles and curry

So hot I need some ice

Lots of food from lots of places

In my city of lots of faces

My belly is huge

because I ate all the food

Don't know how much more I can take...

Maybe a little Philly cheese steak? 

Oh no.... blurrghhh (vomits)

Describe the intended vision for your early childhood book manuscript in 1-2 sentences

Short simple sentence with a fun rhythm and fun use of vocabulary

Share your suggested book title

The food of Phili

How have you crafted this manuscript to resonate with and/or reflect the experiences of those living in urban contexts? (optional question)

Yes the book is based in Philadelphia and shows the many cuisines and foods you can get in the city. The book will have images of the food and people from all backgrounds enjoying the food

Location: Country


Multiple Choice - Have you been previously published (online, self-published, and print included)?

  • No

Do you have an agent?

  • No

How did you hear about the Challenge? (optional question)

  • Someone in my network (word of mouth)

What best describes you? (optional question)

  • I am/we are creatives, writers, or artists

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Photo of Robyn Campbell

Great job. Best of luck.

Photo of Dawnnbooks .

Lots of food for the reader and toddler to discuss.
Maybe a line about getting sick?

Good luck to us all.

Photo of Tara Nasse

Hi, Thanks for your comment. I made some additions to the ending

Photo of Dawnnbooks .

Oh the kids are going to enjoy that heave at the end.