Bake Sale

Bake Sale

By Sara Varon

First Second, Paperback, 9781596434196, 157pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2011


Cupcake's life is pretty good. He's got his bakery, and his band, and his best friend, Eggplant. His days are full of cooking, socializing, and playing music. But lately, Cupcake has been struggling in the kitchen. He's sure the solution to all his problems is out there somewhere. But maybe that solution is hiding closer to home.

Sara Varon returns with an ageless tale as dreamy and evocative as her break-out hit graphic novel "Robot Dreams." At once deeply metaphorical and hilariously literal, "Bake Sale "is a story for anyone who's ever looked for an easy answer to life's intractable difficulties. It's also a cookbook: Varon includes seven delicious recipes, from classic cupcakes to sugared flower petals to marzipan.

About the Author
Sara Varon is one of the rising stars in the indy comics scene. Her projects include the graphic novels "Sweaterweather", "Robot Dreams", and "Bake Sale". "Odd Duck" is her most recent work. Originally from outside Chicago, Sara now resides in Brooklyn.