Stories Aloud
Publication date: 13 Mar 2025
ISBN: 9781805132660
Size: 198 x 129 mm
Length: 224 pages

Café Chaos: My Family Is Not a Piece of Cake


Hope Crumble and her family serve up cakes, coffee and a large helping of calamity in this hilarious new series from much-loved author Catherine Wilkins.

Running a bustling café is Hope’s family’s dream – it’s just not hers! Hope has a lot on her plate starting secondary school, but a surprise side dish of outrageous auntie makes things extra spicy in this hilarious new series from much-loved author Catherine Wilkins.

While Dad and Gran battle it out in the kitchen, Mum tries to balance the books while serving quiche to hordes of hungry pensioners. Meanwhile Hope’s dramatic sister Stacey is determined to turn all of life into a stage and her “wishes-he-was-on-Wall-Street” cousin Connor decides to buy novelty costumes to advertise the business.
And then Auntie Rita rocks up.
Café Crumble is tipping straight into Café Chaos! Luckily for her family, Hope is there to save the day, though ideally this wouldn’t involve dressing up as a giant ice cream and dancing outside the school gates…

You’ll laugh (a lot), you’ll cry (with even more laughter), you’ll develop a strange yearning for caroons (whatever they are!). Welcome to Café Chaos!

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