A Great Cake

By Tina Matthews

The essential ingredients in this book are family, imaginative play and simple pleasures. A must for every family with a preschooler.

Harvey wants to bake a great cake, but doesn t have all the ingredients. That doesn t stop him. Harvey can make cakes from the most amazing things!

  • A Great Cake was awarded the LIANZA Illustration Award - Russell Clark Award 2013.

About the author

Tina Matthews was born and raised in New Zealand and now lives in Sydney where she works as a writer and illustrator, and as a visiting author in schools and libraries. She illustrates her books in a variety of ways, from Japanese woodblock to Adobe Photoshop. In 2008, her previous title Out of the Egg won the Best First Book Award at the New Zealand Post Book Awards and was listed as a CBCA Notable Book. Waiting for Later was short-listed for the 2011 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, Children's Book - Mary Ryan's Award. Also, in 2012 it was a finalist in the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards, Picture Books category, and the LIANZA Awards. A Great Cake was a finalist in the 2013 New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards, Picture Books category, and won the LIANZA Russell Clark Award for illustration. Tina has worked as a puppet maker and writer in children's theatre and television for 25 years, including for ABC TV's Bananas in Pyjamas and The Ferals, The Upside Down Show and Jim Henson's Labyrinth. She has taught puppetry at NIDA for many years in the Bachelor of Fine Arts course and is the designer and producer of the bestselling Black and White Baby Mobile for newborn babies. For more information about the author please visit

ISBN: 9781921720062
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NON S
Release Date: October 1, 2012
Dimensions: 205 x 207mm, 32pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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