Takes the Cake

Don't get too hungry when you read one of these yummy picture books featuring cake!

Ida always has her nose in a book and Alfonso is unable to get her attention until he bakes a very special apple cake for her. Includes cake recipe.

Beverly runs into a problem while making the "caramel candy castle cake" for Oliver's party, but her creativity and her mother's encouragement save the day.

A birthday for Cow! by Jan Thomas

Despite the objections of Pig and Mouse, Duck insists on adding a special ingredient to the cake they are making to celebrate Cow's birthday.

A cake all for me by Karen Magnuson Beil

Using the themes and rhythms of traditional nursery rhymes gives directions for baking and sharing a cake including "nine, ten, eggs from the hen" and "fifteen, sixteen, a big bowl for mixing." Includes measurements and recipes.

The fairytale cake by Mark Sperring

Beloved characters from classic nursery rhymes collaborate to bake a cake, then roll it along to its special recipient, the birthday boy or girl.

Mud is cake by Pam Muñoz Ryan

A brother and sister find that when they use their imagination mud can become cake and they themselves can become almost anything.

A piece of cake by LeUyen Pham

Mouse has baked a special treat for Little Bird's birthday, but delivering it to his friend isn't easy--not when everyone he meets along the way offers to trade something for a piece of cake.

Sand cake by Frank Asch

On a hot summer day, the Bear family goes to the beach, but Baby Bear soon gets restless and decides to make a cake which turns out to be not exactly to his taste.

Spot bakes a cake by Eric Hill

Spot and his mother bake a cake for his father's birthday.

Where is the cake now? by Tjong Khing The

The animals are going on a picnic. When they make it to the top of the hill, they find that someone has taken the cake.