A Birthday Cake is No Ordinary Cake

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 34 pages
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Welcome aboard our spinning Earth as it travels on its immense journey around the Sun. Bring a bowl--and come along! Help collect the ingredients for a cake as big as a year, and see how every circle around the Sun . . . equalsone. One what? One birthday cake!

For fifteen years,On the Day You Were Born has been the classic book to welcome new babies into the world. Now, this jubilant companion celebrates every year thereafter in the life of a child--and of our great green planet Earth.

Includes delicious cake and frosting recipes, explanations of how the years are marked in nature, and a section called "How many days to your birthday?" so kids can actually find their own special day.


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User Review  - Sarah.Lew - LibraryThing

This book is appropriate for preschool through third grade. This book is a fun way to learn about Earth's orbit around the sun and about how a year passes while also teaching readers the importance of ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

There's no treacle in the actual recipe included, but there's plenty elsewhere in another birthday-celebration book from the author/illustrator of On the Day You Were Born (1991). In a very loose ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

DEBRA FRASIER is the creator of Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster and its companion, The Incredible Water Show, as well as Out of the Ocean and the bestselling classic On the Day You Were Born. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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