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  • Published: 30 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780141379203
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

Chocolate Cake




When I was a boy,

I had a favourite treat.

It was when my mum made . . .

Chocolate Cake!

Ohhh! I loved chocolate cake.

Fantastically funny and full of silly noises, this is Michael Rosen's love letter to every child's favourite treat, chocolate cake. Brought to life as a picture book for the first time with brilliant and characterful illustrations by Kevin Waldron.

  • Pub date: 30 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780141379203
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Authors

Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.

Kevin Waldron

Kevin Waldron was born and raised in Dublin.

After graduating with a degree in graphic design from D.I.T., he moved to London to study for an M.A in illustration at Kingston University.
His first book, Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo (Templar Publishing) won the Bologna Ragazzi Opera Prima Award in 2009. He illustrated Tiny Little Fly (Walker Books), written by Michael Rosen which won the Bull-Bransom Award in 2011. The same year, he was also named one of the Booktrust best new illustrators. His second book in the Mr. Peek series, Pandamonium At Peek Zoo (Templar Publishing) published in 2013. His latest book, Harold's Hungry Eyes (Phaidon Press) was published in 2016

Kevin has now made New York his home. He makes picture books from his studio in Brooklyn. Sometimes his wife comes home & is angry that all the leftover dessert is gone.


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