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Korky Paul's action-packed and eye-catching artwork is the perfect match for Jeanne Willis's hilarious rhyming tale, with all the revolting ingredients children love.

THE RASCALLY CAKE is the thoroughly revolting tale of the ghastly Mr Skumskins O'Parsley, whose favourite dishes include wormcast butties, squashed tadpoles on toast and bogey burgers. O'Parsley decides one day to bake an extra special cake, with more revolting ingredients than you can possibly imagine, but when the cake decides to eat HIM he realises it is time to mend his ways. The rollicking rhymes by Jeanne Willis are accompanied by Korky Paul's exquisitely detailed and exuberant illustrations.


Wonderfully horrid. Top juniors will love it!

School Librarian

A romp of a book. Guaranteed to appeal to the most reluctant of readers...children will relish the rhyming text, and will revel in the horrors of the anti-hero's kitchen.

Junior Education

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    November 2, 2009


    32 pages

    RRP $19.99

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