Niki Nakayama: A Chef’s Tale in 13 Bites News, Reviews, and Interviews

This is where you’ll find links to all the news, reviews, and interviews for our picture book biography Niki Nakayama: A Chef’s Tale in 13 Bites

by Jamie Michalak and Debbi Michiko Florence

illustrated by Yuko Jones

Farrar Straus and Giroux, September 2021

 

  • “Determined heroine, delightful story, delectable illustrations: Both young readers and their adults will be inspired and charmed by every spread of this book.”   –Linda Sue Park, Newbery Medalist and New York Times-bestselling author
  • Starred review from Publishers Weekly
  • Starred review from Booklist
  • A Mighty Girl’s 2021 Best Books of the Year (ages 6-8)

School Library Journal Fuse 8 Betsy Bird Interview with Jamie Michalak and Debbi Michiko Florence

Nerdy Book Club: Tasty Books & Big Dreams A Recipe by Debbi Michiko Florence and Jamie Michalak 

Picture Book Builders: An interview with Jamie Michalak, Debbi Michiko Florence, and Yuko Jones

Snack Time with MacKids: NIKI NAKAYAMA with Debbi Michiko Florence and Jamie Michalak – video with the authors cooking the wonton pizza recipe from the back of their book!

Book Review: A Tasty Review on Jama’s Alphabet Soup

Book Review from How Useful It Is