Nov 30

Funny Food

Event Description

Book signing with Bill and Claire Wurtzel

They're easy. They're silly. They're healthy. They're clever. They're artistic. They're delicious. They're fun. They're a great way to start the day. One breakfast at a time, Bill Wurtzel is determined to make you laugh and eat and play and laugh some more with Funny Food.

Bill Wurtzel, a jazz guitarist, has been making these plates for his wife, Claire, for as many years as they've been married. Now he is turning a hobby into an art form with a social message.

Come meet Bill and Claire at Bank Street Bookstore and pick up your autographed copy of Funny Food–while they're hot!

Original photographs from Funny Food are on display in the lobby of the Bank Street College of Education through December 9.

The Wurtzels have also been conducting workshops throughout New York City, teaching children to use their imaginations to improve their health "rather than just putting lettuce and vegetables on their trays." The goal is to discourage obesity by inspiring children—and adults—to improve their eating habits by creating meals that are not only nutritious, but also fun. It's your turn...

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