Books That Cook: Nickelodeon’s Dora & Diego Let’s Cook


Children can safely explore in the kitchen and learn Spanish words and phrases with this new cookbook celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Dora the Explorer.” Guided by Dora, Diego and their friends, kids can measure, stir, shape and decorate 50 tasty recipes like Tico’s Nutty Stuffed French Toast, Fish in the Pond Tortilla Soup and Baby Sea Turtles Cupcakes. The hardbound, spiral book is colorful and engaging for preschoolers with easy-to-make dishes including fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy. “Dora & Diego Let’s Cook” (Wiley, August 2010, $16.95) features short nutritional facts, such as, “Did you know kiwifruit has even more vitamin C than oranges?” The entire family will enjoy being in the kitchen together with this fun adventure.