It’s the books you read as a child that always stick out in your memory. Even years later, you might recall a scene, a sentence or even an illustration from the novels you read as a kid, the ones that would shape your taste for years to come. Children’s novels often deal with both the banal and the fantastical in equal measure, both of which are interesting to children who have not yet explored much of the world.
Food, for instance, is a cornerstone of any children’s novel: from great feasts like Harry’s first meal at Hogwarts to queasy meals like the disgusting chocolate cake in Roald Dahl’s Matilda. Below, we explore 10 unforgettable meals from kids’ books and their significance and cultural impact.
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