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•Age Range: 3 - 5 years
•Grade Level: Preschool - Kindergarten
•Hardcover: 32 pages
•Publisher: Philomel (August 14, 2014)
•ISBN-13: 978-0399242441​

Baking Day at Grandma's by Anika Denise

“The text is a wonderful rhyming poem/song with the refrain, 'It’s baking day!/It’s baking day!/It’s baking day/at Grandma’s!' And it’s such fun to read aloud. 'Old-time music, soft and sweet./Skippy notes and tapping feet./Learning songs that Grandma sings–/when the kitchen timer rings!' A recipe for Grandma Rosie’s Chocolate Cake is included. This gentle story will leave children feeling warm and fuzzy. It’s perfect for individual sharing, storytime, baking time, and pretty much any time.” –School Library Journal


“A rollicking, rhyming salute to the grandmother-grandchild bond. . . While the cake is baking, there’s hot chocolate to drink and frosty windows to draw on. ‘Old-time music, soft and sweet, / Skippy notes and tapping feet. / Learning songs that Grandma sings— / When the kitchen timer rings!’ But this cake isn’t for eating; the siblings carefully decorate and wrap each piece as gifts. As darkness falls, the children bundled back up, share more hugs with Grandma and are off under the full moon for home, basket full of treats in their sled.” –Kirkus Reviews

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