Who Made This Cake? (Hardcover)

By Chihiro Nakagawa, Junji Koyose (Illustrator)

Boyds Mills Press, 9781590785959, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

List Price: 17.95*
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Description

Little people use BIG machines to make a GIANT birthday cake! Imagine an industrialized Lilliput. Imagine today. Imagine an enormous construction site. Imagine a birthday cake like no other. What if the people you order your next birthday cake from are tiny, and what if they build cakes the way we build buildings? Tractor-trailers and giant cranes, catwalks, and helicopters. Hundreds of workers. Never have you seen such a construction site in this Horn Book Fanfare Award winner!


About the Author

Chihiro Nakagawa is the author and illustrator of many picture books, including Nohara-Hime (Princess of the Field) and Tenshi-no-Kaikata (How to Take Care of an Angel), which won the Readers' Choice Prize of Nihon Ehon Shou (Japan Picture Book Award). She also translates Japanese picture books into English. She lives in Saitama, Japan.

Junji Koyose graduated from Setsu Mode Seminar, a private art school. He designs books and illustrates for various magazines, including special enthusiast magazines about motorbikes and cars. Who Made This Cake? is his first picture book. He lives in Kanagawa, Japan.


Praise For Who Made This Cake?

"Will fascinate young children, especially those enthralled by Legos and the like." --Booklist

"Double spreads of deliciously detailed cranes, loaders and shovels at work will engross young children. . . . A charming collaboration." --Kirkus Reviews"Big machines and food fun: There's a toddler combo!" --Chicago Tribune

* --Horn Book