Bake Sale

A "sweet" book about life's lessons for kids and adults.

I just read the most adorable book called Bake Sale by Sara Varon (First Second Books, 2011). Although it’s marketed as a children’s book, ages 8 and up, I intend to give this as a gift to a number of (my adult) friends, namely my sister who’s a pastry chef.

It’s about a cupcake, named Cupcake, who owns a bakery and has a best friend Eggplant. It’s about baking, yes, but also following your dreams, friendship, consideration, hard work, disappointment, and perseverance. Lastly, it’s about baking and trying new things. It has 5 recipes in the back. So along with life’s lessons, it can teach your kids how to bake…..Sweet. Click below for my favorite banana cupcakes from relish.com

Banana Cupcakes

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One thought on “Bake Sale

  1. What an adorable duo on the cover…I find many children’s books can teach us adults a thing or two. Thanks for sharing this fun book that would make a great gift for anyone.

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