Posted by: montclairlibrary | August 19, 2012

Julia Child

Julia Child illustration by Jessie Hartland

Detail of illustration from Jessie Hartland’s book “Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child”

Julia Child would have been 100 years old last Wednesday, 8/15. Even if you’re not up to whipping up Beef Bourguignon in her honor (or, in my case, even pronouncing “Beef Bourguignon,” although Julia would have said “Be fearless“), how about reading a book about her very interesting life? (World travel! Spies! Television! Tarte Tatin!) Here are a few of the options in the Montclair collection:

For kids:

For adults:

Bon appetit!


  1. Check out the OPL blog’s Julia Child post for a great list of culinary-themed novels!

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