My First Baking Book

Delicious Recipes for Budding Bakers

Illustrator: Harry Woodgate

Binding: Hardcover

Imprint: Walker Books

Age 7+

Cooking & Food

A beautifully illustrated collection of baking recipes for first cooks written by the 2019 winner of The Great British Bake Off.
Learn how to bake breads, cakes, pastries and biscuits to perfection in this imaginative collection of deliciously healthy recipes. Featuring easy to follow, beautifully illustrated step-by-step instructions, and a wealth of classic and creative bakes, this first baking book is jam-packed with inspiring content and has everything budding bakers need to take their first steps to baking glory!


David Atherton is the winner of "The Great British Bake Off" 2019. David grew up in a family of five children in North Yorkshire where his love of cooking was inspired by his mother’s freshly baked bread and cakes every week. His passion for food led to a career in healthcare and, alongside his Bake Off achievements, David works as an international health advisor, spending time in UK Aid-funded hospitals overseas. His mother’s home cooking and inspiration from his travels, as well as his knowledge in nutrition and healthcare, inspire his recipes today.
Harry Woodgate is a children's books illustrator, who has worked across editorial, publishing and advertising sectors to create visuals that are packed with fun, bright colours and quirky characters. They were shortlisted for the V&A Illustration Awards in 2019. Harry's picture books include, Grandad's Camper and Lonesome Boy and Little Dog.


As with his previous books David puts exciting, creative twists on baked goodies that might otherwise seem relatively ordinary and there are plenty of those in this book, each one clearly andalluringly illustrated by Harry Woodgate.

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