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Eight Scrumptious Titles to Get You Reading for Baking Week

From exciting picture books and interactive board books, to thrilling middle grade set in Paris, there’s something here for all ages to get ready for baking week… Ready, Set… BAKE!

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Kitsy Bitsy’s Noisy Neighbours

Written by Polly Faber Illustrated by Melissa Crowton
2-5
A riotously funny picture book about kindness and community. The animals of Park View Rise all love their high-rise home. It's peaceful, calm and quiet - no one here would cause a riot... But when Honky Tonk sings much too loudly, Smart Alec's DIY goes all wrong and Sugar Plum's…
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Alice Éclair, Spy Extraordinaire! A Recipe for Trouble

Written by Sarah Todd Taylor
9-12
Alice Éclair, Spy Extraordinaire will whisk you away on a fabulous adventure, full of daring action and delicious cakes! Baker by day, spy by night - Alice Éclair leads an exciting double life! A mysterious message sends Alice on a mission aboard France's most glamorous train, The Sapphire Express. Alice…
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Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: Pirates Ahoy!

Written by Tracey Corderoy Illustrated by Steven Lenton
2-5
The detective dogs are back for a swashbuckling pirate adventure! Shifty and Sam have swapped their life of crime for a career in cupcakes. But when they're asked to bake for a pirate party, they find themselves caught up in the middle of a robbery. Uh-oh! Captain Sharpwhiskers and his…
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Pugly Bakes a Cake

Written by Pamela Butchart Illustrated by Gemma Correll
5-7
Pugly is a pug with aspirations and dreams. While his owner is at school, he bakes cakes, builds space rockets and solves crimes. Things never go entirely to plan, though... Pugly Bakes a Cake is the first in the laugh-out-loud series about a very adventurous pug, written by Pamela Butchart,…
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Rabbit’s Pancake Picnic

Written by Tegen Evans Illustrated by Paula Bowles
2-5
A sweet and funny picture book about friendship - perfect for Pancake Day. Pancake recipe included! It's finally the day of Rabbit's pancake picnic! She's going to make the pancakes all by herself . . . but she can't find her recipe book. Bother! Rabbit decides to try to remember…
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Bizzy Bear: Pizza Time

Illustrated by Benji Davies
0-2
Five easy to move sliders, a rhyming story and lots to spot and say in this series of bright, interactive board books for toddlers! In Bizzy Bear: Pizza Time, Bizzy Bear is working as a pizza chef! Help him roll the dough, chop the vegetables, choose the toppings - and…
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National Trust: Sunday Funday: A Nature Activity for Every Weekend of the Year

Written by Katherine Halligan Illustrated by Jesús Verona
7-9
A gorgeous gift book filled with 52 seasonal activities that families and friends can enjoy together, published in collaboration with the National Trust. Make every Sunday a fun day with an inspirational nature activity for every weekend of the year! From green-fingered gardening projects and outdoor obstacle courses to creative…
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Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam

Written by Tracey Corderoy Illustrated by Steven Lenton
2-5
Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam are two hapless robber dogs who decide on career change after one bungled burglary too many - proving that crime doesn't pay, but cupcakes certainly do!
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