[ BOOK Gingerbread for Liberty ] Ä Mara Rockliff – chiangshistory.org

A Ved Mehta Reader jWashington When he got there the soldiers were hungry and complaining *about the uality of food they were getting Ludwickumped into *the uality of food they were getting Ludwick The Queens Fool / The Virgins Lover jumped into feeing the armies bread from his ovens But the dangers weren t done yet The King of England pulled together armies from other countries and sent them into battle The soldiers came from Germany and Ludwick offered to see if he could convince them not to fight Once again it was food and the promise of having enough to eat that convinced the soldiers to lay down their arms Many battles later the war was won but Ludwick and General Washington had one final mammoth baking task ahead of themRockliff keeps the tone of this book uite lighthearted even as Ludwick finds himself taking grave risks with his life The writing isolly and merry throughout the tone suits this baker whose optimism shines tone suits this baker whose optimism shines the page and whose patriotism seemed to know no limits His accomplishments exceed what is shown in this picture book Make sure to read the Author s Note at the end of the book to learn about this amazing patriot and what he did for children and education as well as libertyKirsch s illustrations are a gingery delight Done in the forms of elaborate gingerbread cookies the characters are shown as flat brown cookies with plenty of icing From the brown outlines to the white lines of icing there is no mistaking what they are meant to be They too add a sweet and optimistic feel to this olly picture bookAn unsung hero of the Revolutionary War and beyond this picture book celebrates the impact that one man can have in making history Appropriate for ages 6 8 A wonderful story about how a German immigrant kept Washington s troops fed during the Revolutionary War Vincent X Kirsch s cookie like illustrations are marvelousThey made me hungry I might ust have to make some gingerbread soonThe real story of are marvelousThey made me hungry I might ust have to make some gingerbread soonThe real story of German baker Christopher Ludwick is told at the back of the book and it s a good one A man who believed in giving til it hurt Ludwick used his own money to buy flour and build ovens to feed the soldiers After the war he paid for the educations of at least fifty children in the Philadelphia areaThis is a deliciously delightful story of a forgotten American hero. H’s inventive cut paper illustrations Gingerbread for Liberty is the story of an unsung hero of the Revolutionary War who changed the course of history one loaf at a tim. Two sayings come to mindBehold An army marches on its stomachandJoin the Dark Side We have cookiesA seriously awesome story about one of the American Revolution s unsung heroes who was all around 150% AWESOME in every way A man pragmatic and progressive who helped a fledgling nation because he was an immigrant who had fallen in love with the American Dream and wanted to share it with others Spoiler alert

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demonstrates that *people food instead of bullets makes them likely to oin your side Tight action oriented text coupled with the dessert inspired *food instead of bullets makes them likely to Falling For Him join your side Tight action oriented text coupled with the dessert inspired makes for a wonderful vehicle for telling this amazing story Also now I REALLY want some gingerbread It s a cute story but so simplified as to actually present an entirely false impression After reading this tale you d think and you know your children will that the Revolutionary War was won solely by baking gingerbread and Ludwick s unbelievable ability to convert over all of the hired armies to America s side Now that would have been something If only our soldiers would have known about all of this gingerbread they wouldn t have been starving and dying through most of the warAges 5 9Like my reviews I also have hundreds of detailed reports that I offer too These reports give a complete break down of everything in the book so you ll knowust how clean it is or isn t I also have Clean Guides downloadable PDFs which enable you to clean up your book before reading it Visit my website The Book Radar I really enjoyed this because it introduced me to an important human being the history books forgot The American Revolution is one of my favorite chapters of history and I had never heard of Christopher Ludwick until I read this book German born immigrant and American patriot Ludwick is a forgotten hero of the revolution unable to fight in the army refused any payment for supplying the hungry troops with bread he paid for the ovens flour etc himself He was soon in put in charge of baking for the entire Continental Army He was also in charge of Hessian pris I adored this book about an unsung hero of the American Revolution The watercolor illustrations made to look like gingerbread cookies were absolutely stunning The ill. Christopher Ludwick was a German born American patriot with a big heart and a talent for baking When cries of “Revolution” began Christopher was determined to help Gen. Ustrator used a masking fluid to create the pipes effect Now this guy gets the way to a man s heart Fascinating biography of a little known player in the Revolutionary War I m not sure if I want to do a search for gingerbread recipes or Christopher *Ludwick first Great story Okay so this is an interesting story about an unknown player in the Revolutionary *first Great story Okay so this is an interesting story about an unknown player in the Revolutionary and the illustrations are whimsical colorful and fitting to the story My issue is that I found the author s note to be interesting and clear than the actual text of the picture book Maybe it s because the text never mentions Christopher Ludwick s name but ust *calls him the baker which makes the story seem like a fairy *him the baker which makes the story seem like a fairy instead of a factual account The text of the picture book is ust so basic that I didn t really understand that Ludwick was spending his own life savings purchasing flour and baking bread for the Continental Army or that at the end he baked six thousand pounds of bread to feed surrendered British soldiers at the end of the war This could be useful in units about the Revolutionary War or the founding fathers but DO NOT skip the author s note Gingerbread for Liberty is a fascinating true tale about a mysterious hero who helped the patriots win the Revolution Christopher Ludwick was a German American patriot who baked the best Gingerbread in Philadelphia This talent helped save the war when he rowed out to convince a group of Hessian mersenaries in their ship ready to defeat the patriots that perhaps they were hungry and would prefer to have their bellies filled His plan worked and helped the Americans win the war In the author s note we learn that Christopher Ludwick s generous philanthropic ways helped send poor children to school in Philadelphia He even left his fortune to help needy children in Philadelphia which it s still doing today The unusually attractive colorful prints on every page fi German born Christopher Ludwick had come to the Colonies as a young man looking for the opportunity to create his own bakery He did The Story of Our Lives just that creating gorgeous gingerbread for his town When the Revolutionary War began he was eager to defend his America in any way he could so he headed off tooin General George. Eral George Washington and his hungry troops Not with muskets or cannons but with gingerbread     Cheerfully told by Mara Rockliff and brought to life by Vincent Kirsc. Gingerbread for Liberty


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