Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Kingdom That Grew Out Of A Little Boy's Garden [1931]

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The front cover features a drawn color illustration of a little boy growing pineapples in his garden. Behind him, there are pineapple fields along with growers. The title "The Kingdom That Grew Out Of A Little Boys Garden" is written in black lettering inside a white square. The back cover contains a drawn color illustration of pineapple fields with a large pineapple located in the center. The inside pages start off with a story about how pineapple grew out of a little boy's garden. Some of the main headings in the story include In which a dream begins to come true, Now prepare for a great thrill, and some day you must see these things- you must come to Hawaii. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to recipes that utilize Dole Pineapple. The main types of dishes are appetizers, main course, salads, desserts, Dole specialties, and juice. Page fifty entails a chart for "Contents of Cans of Dole Hawaiian Pineapple for your convenience in measuring."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Hale, Marion Mason

Brand Name: Dole

Publisher: Hawaiin Pineapple Co. (Honolulu, Hawaii)


52 p.

15.2 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Hale, Marion Mason. The Kingdom That Grew Out Of A Little Boy's Garden [1931]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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