We really like Pretend Soup (preschool age) and Honest Pretzels (school age) by Molly Katzen. They are both ovo lacto and extremely well written for children. My kids can make dinner for me now without additional help thanks to our work with these cookbooks.
"Healthy Cooking for Kids" by Shelly Null. It's specifically for kids and is vegan tho one could incorporate dairy into the recipes. The recipes are tasty enough for adults too. She's also a nutritionist and has some helpful info in the first couple of chapters. I imagine you could get this on amazon.
HOw it all Vegan is a great vegan cook book. not only do they have great recipies. they have a kids section full of Fun vegan food and a section on vegan house cleaning products that owrk great. its an easy book to find and has fun pictures. i use it daily and highly recomend it. also check out your library. look up vegan cook books..you may find some that you love.
My votes are for "Pretend Soup" and "Honest PRetzels" as well. One of my daughters is a born baker; she cooks something from "Honest Pretzels" every week. Today it was fresh cinnamon buns, completely from scratch. They were vegan and soooo yummy! Each step of the directions is written out clearly in language they'll understand, there are illustrations when helpful, and they're just all-around good books for kids.
it has a ton of recipes that kids will love to eat and can make on their own
It clearly marks recipies as easy, intermediate, and hard.
ds is able to do all but the hardest on his own, although I hover endlessly when he is using the stove.
we actually all use that cookbook a lot. The brownies page is just at that wonderful point where you don't have to hunt for it anymore--the book just opens up to it.
Oh yeah--the cookbook also marks the vegan recipes...and even the regular veggie ones are typically easy to modify to vegan (as are most things once you do it enough...)
hth, although it sounds like you are looking for something for a younger child maybe...
still a good book though!
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