I Really Want the Cake

Simon Philip / Children's

Book cover

UK Publisher

Templar Publishing

Date Published

August 10th, 2017

Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Prize 2018

 

There’s a smell I can’t ignore.
It’s wafting through the kitchen door.
It’s time for me to find out more.
I think it might be cake.

How do you resist the most amazing cake ever? Especially when your mum has left a note saying that you MUST NOT eat the cake?

This wonderful rhyming text from Simon Philip, author of You Must Bring a Hat, is illustrated with huge energy and humour by Lucia Gaggiotti.


Reviews

Filled with short, punchy rhyming text and playful pages experimenting with font size, this is a brilliant, giddy read aloud.

- Mama Filz

The rhyming text in this story is easy to read aloud and coupled with the humour in the pictures it’s a very amusing read.

- Story Snug

I Really Want the Cake is a delight – pure joy from start to finish

- Get Kids Into Books

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