September 14, 2011

Eat History Booklist

All energised by the great foody events of Eat History Week? Our local studies librarian has compiled the following list to inspired!

1. Walkabout chefs : a fresh look at Aboriginal bush food by Steve Sunk and David Hancock

8. It's disgusting-- and we ate it! : true food facts from around the world-and throughout history! / by James Solheim ; illustrated by Eric Brace.

9. The medieval kitchen : recipes from France and Italy / Odile Redon, Franicoise Sabban, Silvano Serventi ; translated by Edward Schneider ; original drawings by Patricia Glee Smith.

10. A taste of history : the stories behind our favourite foods / Bryan Bruce.

11. The Fascinating history of your lunch / Jackie French ; illustrated by Judith Rossell.

September 05, 2011

Thankyou to Camden Reads sponsors!

And as all good things come to an end, so too does our winter reading program! With over 1000 registrations, this year's program is definitely our most successful. Prize winners will be drawn soon, so we'd like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors who made so many great prizes available.

• Bridge Climb Sydney
• Australian National Maritime Museum
• The Powerhouse Discovery Centre
• Australian Museum
• LG IMAX Sydney Theatre
• Dumaresq St Cinema
• Calmsley Hill City Farm
• Taronga Zoo

Spring is here, and we hope our patrons will "spring into reading" (Thanks to Sandy for the metaphor!).

Do you have any book recommendations from the program? Let us know and we'll post reviews on the blog!