Masha Munching

Written and illustrated by Amalia Hoffman

Award-winning author-illustrator Amalia Hoffman delivers a hilarious tale about a goat with an insatiable appetite and her journey to finding the best meal ever! Perfect for farm animal-loving readers.

Masha LOVES food. She chews and chomps, slops and slurps, and gobbles and gnaws through breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the farm. But Masha grows tired of eating the same meals every day. She decides to venture outside the farm in search of something new.

When Masha discovers The Bistro Magnifique, where waiters serve fancy meals in bow ties, Masha thinks it’s her lucky day! But at a proper restaurant, can Masha satisfy her desire for wonderful food while staying true to herself?

With colorful, intricate paper-cut art to amuse readers on every page, this timeless tale follows a young goat discovering that the best meal is the one shared with good friends.

  • Format: Jacketed Hardcover
  • Pages: 40
  • Size: 10.6 X 8.1
  • Price: $15.99
  • Age Range: 4-8 years
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  • ISBN: 978-1-953458-19-3

What to Expect:

  • Very silly—Masha’s misunderstanding of what to eat and how to behave at a fancy restaurant is sure to have kids giggling.
  • Celebrates being true to yourself—Masha doesn’t change who she is just because she’s in a new place; she sticks with the food she likes and the way she likes to eat it.
  • Reminds us to be thankful for what we have—after a big adventure, Masha goes home and realizes that the best meal is one shared with good friends.

Author Bio:

Amalia Hoffman is an award-winning author and illustrator of many children’s books, including My Monsterpiece, which was a 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Award gold medal winner; All Colors, a 2019 School Library Journal Best Board Book; and Dreidel Day, a PJ Library selection. She is also the author of The Brave Cyclist: The True Story of a Holocaust Hero, illustrated by Chiara Fedele, which was a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection. Amalia frequently tells her stories in schools, libraries, and bookstores with puppets and props. She lives in Larchmont, New York.

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