Foody booklist for The Great British Bake Off
To celebrate the return of The Great British Bake Off, we've sieved together some great baking book recommendations to get you in the foody mood.
With the zest of dragons, a hint of Chris Riddell and garnished with a bit royalty, this booklist is perfect for children aged 4-10 years old.
Chris Riddell's third book in the Goth Girl series intrigues and delights with a cakey combination of adventure, love and webbed footnotes.
Ellie Simmonds Illustrated by Kimberley Scott
This is the fourth in the Ellie's Magical Bakery series. Ellie tries to win a trip to London by magically helping her relatives to succeed in a baking competition in order to swim in the Olympic Park Pool.
An orphaned girl with a talent for baking must use courage, intelligence and just a little bit of magic to save her country from a wicked mage in this fantasy adventure for younger readers.
Joshua David Stein, Illustrated by Julia Rothman
A quirky combination of fact and fun, this distinctive picture book about food poses questions that inquisitive children typically ask, such as: 'If I eat jelly and I eat fish, can I eat jellyfish?' Stylish, witty and informative.
E R Murray
One day, 14-year-old Liv discovers recipes written in her mother's handwriting, and this sets her off on a journey towards self-discovery and reconciliation. A beautifully told story about what it takes to get through hard times.
Caroline Baxter, Illustrated by Kathi Ember
Big Sunshine Books
A group of young bear cubs go to Miss Betsy Bear's baking school for a week of fun in the kitchen - but who will take home the golden trophy for best baker at the end of the week?
Douglas wakes up to find sticky honey footprints leading from his cupboard to the tree outside, where the sheep are collecting everything they need to bake honey cakes. Problem is, Douglas needs to put honey on everything he eats, otherwise it doesn't taste right!
Flamie Oliver is a terrifying dragon with a secret: he's passionate about pastry! But he must kidnap a princess and eat her in order to pass Ferocious Dragon Academy!