Candy is an important part of history, culture and traditions around the world. From the Plum Crack Seed candy in China to Dulce de Leche from Mexico, the candies from around the world are as diverse as their culture. Did you know that children in Italy receive chocolate eggs filled with toys on Easter? Or that in Mexico they celebrate El Dia de los Muertos instead of Halloween? Candy Around the World takes the reader on an exciting confectionary tour around the world. Each chapter focuses on a specific region and provides an exciting look into the history and origin of their sweet treat. Designed for children and parents to read, explore, cook and learn together, Candy Around the World is filled with recipes, games, activities and fun facts to make learning about history and cultures around the world fun. This book is sure to be a delight for the entire family.
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Stacy Cacciatore is a mother, wife, writer and runner. Stacy pens the popular health and fitness blog, Run Disney Mom, which provides the scoop on all things running Disney, as well as healthy recipes, free fitness worksheets and tips for making fitness fun for the entire family. Stacy’s also the author of several books, including: Candy Around the World, Guilt-Free Cupcakes, Culinary Duct Tape: Greek Yogurt: Just as versatile, not as tacky and A Pet for Emberly. She has been married for 20 years to her high school sweetheart and has two beautiful children, ages 15 and 11. Stacy is a Communications Manager for a Fortune 500 company and writes for Orbitz, Working Mother, My Carolina Town, Family Travel Magazine, Little Ones and Modern Parent. Stacy is also a contributor to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. She has her Master of Arts in Communications at Queens University and is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing.