Publication Date: 1 August 2016
From two illustrious picture book makers, and mother and daughter, comes a delicious celebration of baking.
From Joyce Dunbar and her daughter Polly, author-illustrator of Penguin and Hello Tilly, comes a delicious read-aloud perfect for story time, bedtime and, most of all, baking time! Are you ready? Grab a spoon! Because it's Pat-a-cake time! Come on Jelly Baby, All sorts Baby and Candy Baby - Pat-a-cake Baby wants to make a very special cake and needs your help, what a job it is! Pitter-patter - get the butter! Glitzy-glossy - whisk in sugar! Jokey-yolky - add the eggs! Sipping-sopping - pour some milk! And don't forget the flour - sieving-shaking!
Then there's the baking to do and there's icing to pipe and, at last, the all important ... EATING! A riot of rhyme and action, little children will feel stuffed to the brim full of magic and fun. Children as young as two will love the rollicking rhyme, the chaotic spirit and the stunning pages brimming over with magical detaills. A modern classic! A colourful and charming picture book from a much-celebrated mother-daughter creative team!
About the Author
Joyce Dunbar spent several years teaching literature to adults. Then, at the age of thirty-five, she decided to fulfill her childhood dream of writing and hasn't looked back. She has had several books published by Walker Books including Baby Bird, Gander's Pond, Panda's New Toy, The Secret Friend, Shoe Baby and Tutti Frutti. Joyce lives in Norwich.
Polly Dunbar is a major star in the picture-book firmament. She is the author-illustrator of Dog Blue and Flyaway Katie, and the illustrator of Shoe Baby, written by her mother, Joyce Dunbar. Her best-selling book Penguin has won numerous awards including the Book Trust Early Ye...