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Pat-a-Cake Baby

By Joyce Dunbar
Illustrated by Polly Dunbar

From two illustrious picture book makers, and mother and daughter, comes a read-aloud perfect for story time, bedtime and, most of all, baking time!

Winner of the Mal Peet Children's Award at the East Anglian Book Awards "All glittery and fun and perfect for both storytime and bedtime" Guardian From Joyce Dunbar and her daughter Polly, author-illustrator of Penguin and Hello Tilly, comes a delicious read-aloud celebration of baking! Are you ready? Grab a spoon! Because it's Pat-a-cake time! Come on Jelly Baby, Allsorts 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! 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!
  • "All glittery and fun and perfect for both storytime and bedtime." - The Guardian on Pat-a-Cake Baby

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 Years Award, the Nestle Silver Children's Book Prize, the Practical Pre-School Award and the Red House Children's Book of the Year Award, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Her collection of titles beginning with Hello Tilly have been made into an animated series, Tilly and Friends, currently airing on CBeebies. Polly lives in Brighton, Sussex. Find Polly online at www.pollydunbar.com, and on Twitter as @PollyDunbar.

About the illustrator

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 Years Award, the Nestle Silver Children's Book Prize, the Practical Pre-School Award and the Red House Children's Book of the Year Award, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Her collection of titles beginning with Hello Tilly have been made into an animated series, Tilly and Friends, currently airing on CBeebies. Polly lives in Brighton, Sussex. Find Polly online at www.pollydunbar.com, and on twitter as @PollyDunbar.

ISBN: 9781406365801
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2016
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 24/06/18 at 23:45:05
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