This charmingly illustrated book tells the story of Mary Frances, a little girl who wanted to help her mother. In the kitchen, Mary Frances discovered the Kitchen People, like Auntie Rolling Pin and Toaster Man, who became her teachers. They talked to her, helped her, and shared mysterious secrets she could have otherwise never understood. This nostalgic treasure includes 40 simple recipes kids can make. This classic is part of the Mary Frances Books for Children, a collection of children's instructional craft books, all of which were originally published in the early 1900s. For ages 9-12.