The Great Cake Race: A Bloomsbury Reader : Lime Book Band

Book Band: Lime (Ideal for ages 6+)A funny story about a madcap race to the finish line… with cake! Written by Teresa Heapy, author of The Marvellous Moon Map. Seven-year-old Jamila sees a notice for a Great Cake Race in her local park and despite having never baked before she is eager to enter. But Jasper Dedicoat – the self-proclaimed best baker in town – has also entered and will do anything to win. Who will win the race, and what will they learn along the way? This zany story is accompanied by black-and-white illustrations by Erica Salcedo, illustrator of the Kid Normal series. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with book-banded stories to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2 by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence. With engaging illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for home and school. For more information visit ‘Any list that brings together such a quality line up of authors is going to be welcomed … Bloomsbury Readers are aimed squarely at children in Key Stage 2 and designed to support them as they start reading independently and while they continue to gain confidence and understanding.’ Books for Keeps