This is an exciting and unique literature-based arts program designed to make books come alive, sizzle, and pop! Students will bubble with excitement as they explore books through cooking and arts and crafts. The plot, themes and characters from the story will be used to inspire students to create a tasty snack, or a unique craft or even a dramatization of the book. The stories come from all over the world and are carefully chosen for each age group. Cook With Books introduces students to some nifty recipes, creative crafts, and exciting work in drama. The class is designed to increase the students’ love of books, and is loads of fun – a perfect combination for a great after-school program. Designed to promote creativity, reading comprehension, appreciation of literature and self-esteem.