George Crum and the Saratoga Chip by Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Gaylia Taylor (Author)

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An account of the life and career of George Crum, a biracial chef who is credited with the invention of the potato chip at a Saratoga Springs, New York, restaurant in 1853. Based on historical records.

About Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Gaylia Taylor (Author)

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GAYLIA TAYLOR discovered her passion for writing children's stories during her years as a reading teacher. Now retired, Taylor finds inspiration in newspaper articles, travel experiences, and memories of her childhood. She discovered George Crum's story while researching African American inventors. Taylor lives in Norfolk, Virginia, with her husband. This was her first picture book. Frank Morrison is a nationally acclaimed artist who received a 2010 Image Award. He is also the Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator of Jazzy Miz Mozetta by Brenda C. Roberts. Morrison lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his family. For additional information visit his website:
Published April 1, 2006 by Lee & Low Books. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Sports & Outdoors, Cooking, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Spinning lively invented details around skimpy historical records, Taylor profiles the 19th-century chef credited with inventing the potato chip.

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