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Great British Bake Off inspired picture books

Peppa's Baking Competition, Mr Men: Ready, Steady, Bake!, Great Bunny Bakes

Whether you're watching this year's Great British Bake Off or just want to inspire your children to become little chefs - enjoy these picks of baking-themed picture books!

Mr Panda is making a big surprise. What is it? The animals must wait and see. But waiting is boring. Only one little penguin has the patience and politeness to stick around. Will he be rewarded?

  • Cake by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

Cake has been invited to a party. He's very excited! He's never been to a birthday party before and he doesn't know what to expect. But as the candles on his party hat begin to burn and the other guests start to sing, Cake starts to think that this is one party he'd rather not be at.

It's time for the Summer Fete Baking Contest and the Mr Men and Little Miss are all getting ready to compete. Little Miss Neat has measured all her ingredients very carefully, whilst Mr Impossible is baking his pineapple upside down cake - upside down! Who will the judges choose as the winner? And will anyone remind Mr Forgetful to turn his oven on?

The sheep are baking honey cakes and Douglas can't wait to try them. He's sure that food without honey just isn't yummy. Can he ever be tempted to try something new?

It's the day of the bunnies' baking competition and the Wolf is desperate to enter. All those bunnies! All those cakes! But all is not as it seems in this tale of hidden identity, unexpected kindness and bravura baking.

Peppa loves baking! Miss Rabbit is holding a baking competition and Peppa wants to bake something special. With Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig to help, they make a sponge cake, then a carrot cake (Miss Rabbit likes carrots) - and a chocolate cake. How will Peppa choose which cake to enter?