- By Tina Matthews

A Great Cake

  • Title: A Great Cake
  • Author: Tina Matthews
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 359
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Great Cake A boy wants to make a cake and as his mother reads out the instructions he does so with very inventive ingredients mud leaves etc Finishes by making a real cake with the recipe included

    A boy wants to make a cake and as his mother reads out the instructions he does so with very inventive ingredients mud, leaves etc Finishes by making a real cake with the recipe included.

    1 thought on “A Great Cake

    1. I wasn't so sure about this book when I first looked at it - it's not bright in colours or bold in line or detail - but as soon as I started reading it I was hooked. The pictures don't need to be bright or to have bold lines - they're authentic. The rooms in our house look just like the rooms in this house - messy, kids' toys all over the place, used plates and banana skins left lying around, piles of laundry that can't remember if it's clean or dirty (drives me nuts, but I am NOT going to cons [...]

    2. Illustrated with woodcuts that provide a surprising amount of detail. Love how the text tells the ordinary version of the story while the illustrations are telling another creative version, and that this is an activity that any child should have the pleasure of indulging in - making mud pies!

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