Jan 09

Parragon Books – The Carrot Cake Catastrophe – Review

The kids and I recently made a carrot cake, it was lovely and we really enjoy baking together. A few days after a new book arrived from Parragon – The Carrot Cake Cake Catastrophe.  The kids couldn’t wait to have a read! 9781472331977

Now I know you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover but this one has a wonderful illustration of the main character making a carrot cake, it is well drawn and very colourful! It does draw you to want to read it.

Jenny Rabbit and her Grand-dad are trying to make a cake for Mummy’s birthday, they run into a few bumps in the road, there is a mix up in ingredients and things go a little stray!

It is a beautifully written story, easy to read and easy to follow. Both Monkey and Mouse have enjoyed it and we have read it several times already.

A lovely bonus is that in the back of the book there is a recipe for carrot cake, the kids can’t wait to make their own version from their own book!

Parragon have definitely done it again with another great book!


Disclaimer: I was sent the book for the purpose of a honest review


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  1. Mummy of Two

    That looks great and I love the illustrations

  2. Mary @over40andamumtoone

    Sounds like a lovely book, great idea to have a recipe included too

  3. Eileen Teo

    we had this book and Ms C read it every other day!

  4. Jenny @ The Brick Castle

    It does look like a great book – I see now why you made that fabulous looking carrot cake! You are a kind Mummy 🙂

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