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Hungry Planet: What the World Eats Summary
Peter Menzel

Everything you need to understand or teach Hungry Planet by Peter Menzel.

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Hungry Planet: What the World Eats Summary

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"Hungry Planet: What the World Eats" by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio offers a photographic study of families around the world. It details what each family eats during a week and gives a family profile. The book goes into depth describing food options and purchases.

In Australia, two families have different eating experiences. The Browns of Riverview once lived in the outback where they survived on lamb, porcupines, and kangaroo. The other family highlighted is the Malloy family. They enjoy barbecuing out by the pool when the weather is hot. Since they live close to Asia, they enjoy some Asian cuisine. Once a week they have nibble food, and once a week they have fast food for dinner.

In Bhutan, the Namgays live in a steady diet of food with chili pepper added. They think that this is a vegetable. The village people work together to make sure...

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