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Bake Sale

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 12:39pm by potterbee


Bake Sale book coverI recently discovered graphic novelist Sara Varon through this endearing story of friendship, hard work and creative struggles. I was enjoying it so much, I had to put it down. I wanted to savor the good feeling I was getting from reading and watching the lives of these adorable characters. 

Cupcake has a balanced life. He happily goes about his daily tasks running the bakery while enjoying the company of friends and the community.  He’s the drummer in a band with his best friend and his life is pretty good. When he hits a baking rut, his friend invites him to meet his culinary idol, Turkish Delight. He is sure this will be a solution to his creative lag. Alas, there’s no easy answer to life’s challenges.  Relatable emotions are illustrated throughout the story and I love the attitude Cupcake exudes throughout it all.

The book is also a cookbook with recipes from the story included, making this a fun dual purpose read!


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