If the Great British Bake Off final whetted your children's appetites for some baking, take a look at our top 8 baking-inspired titles.
- What the ladybird heard cookbook by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks
Packed full of sweet treats, healthy snacks and simple meals - all based on the three bestselling 'What the Ladybird Heard' picture books by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. With 24 recipes specialy designed for adults to use with children, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and lots of hints and tips on what to do next, this book is a great way to introduce children to cooking and baking.
- Nadiya's bake me a story by Nadiya Hussain
The first children's book from 'Bake Off' sensation and nation's sweetheart, Nadiya Hussain. A hybrid of storybook and cookbook, with all recipes and stories devised and written by Nadiya herself, it brings families into the kitchen to spend time sharing stories and cooking. Get messy making yummy bean patties, and while they are in the oven, curl up with the story of 'Jack and the Bean Pattiestalk', or read about 'Goldilocks and her Very Berry Muffins' while you wait for your own to bake.
- Gruffalo crumble and other recipes : 24 recipes from the deep dark wood by Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler
'Gruffalo Crumble and Other Recipes' is packed full of sweet treats, healthy snacks and simple meals - all based on the bestselling picture book 'The Gruffalo' by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. With twenty-four recipes specially designed for adults to use with children, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and lots of hints and tips on what to do next, this book shows you many great ways to introduce Gruffalo fans to cooking and baking.
- Jolly good food : the Enid Blyton children's cookbook by Allegra McEvedy
Practical cookery with lashings of Enid Blyton's charm. The perfect way to share the pleasure of making and eating food with your child. Have you ever dreamed of having picnics with the Famous Five, midnight feasts with the Malory Towers girls or party teas with the Folk of the Faraway Tree? With this cookbook, inspired by Enid Blyton's stories, you can! Packed full of yummy recipes, beautiful artwork and extracts from Enid Blyton's writing, this cookbook will inspire children - and the whole family - to get busy in the kitchen.
- The room on the broom cookbook
Swap your witch's hat for a chef's hat and try your hand at twenty-four tasty recipes, inspired by the bestselling picture book 'Room on the Broom'.
- Bake it
Want a baking book filled with mouth-watering recipes that you will actually want to bake? This cookbook is perfect for all teen bakers, whether you're a baking novice or you can ice cupcakes in your sleep. It is the baking book that teaches you the basics as well as challenges you to flex your bread-kneading, meringue-whipping muscles and try out a more technical bake. By working your way up the levels from basic bread to sophisticated 'signature bakes', you'll become a more confident baker and will soon be creating inspired baked goods like those seen on TV cooking competition programmes, in vlogger's videos, and in baking blogs online.
- The best ever baking book by Jane Bull
Looking for a fun introduction to baking for your little ones? Then turn to Jane Bull's brilliant children's baking book. Turn your children into little bakers as they come to know their creaming from their whisking, and their batter from their dough. It takes children on a step-by-step baking experience, showing them how to whip up more than 10 baked treats, along with the methods, equipment and terminology used in making them.
- Time for tea : a first book of cookery by Shirley Hughes
This classic collection of easy-to-follow recipes, inspired by everyday family adventures, is the perfect introduction to cookery for first readers. From making pancakes with Dad, baking apples after the Saturday shopping or even icing a birthday cake for Mum, this sumptuously illustrated recipe book gives a gentle insight into the joy of cooking together.