HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Bake Sale by Sara Varon
Loading...

Bake Sale (edition 2011)

by Sara Varon, Sara Varon (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1662371,708 (3.68)1
Member:MaryARogers
Title:Bake Sale
Authors:Sara Varon
Other authors:Sara Varon (Illustrator)
Info:First Second (2011), Paperback, 160 pages
Collections:Lower Elementary Levels, Upper Elementary Levels, Your library
Rating:****
Tags:Graphic Novel, Chapter Book

Work details

Bake Sale by Sara Varon

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Showing 1-5 of 23 (next | show all)
"Bake Sale" follows the storyline of an eggplant and cupcake who are best friends. The cupcake owns a successful bakery and dreams of traveling to Turkey to meet a world famous pastry chef/ baker, who the eggplant happens to know personally. Eggplant wants to go to Turkey to visit the famous baker and to visit family. The cupcake works very hard to save up enough money to travel to Turkey, but Eggplant ends up getting laid off from work and therefore cannot afford to go with cupcake. Cupcake ends up buying Eggplants ticket to Turkey instead of going himself. The moral of the story appears to be the value of friendship and hard work.
  kristinbenintendi | Mar 13, 2016 |
A nice book about friendship, working hard, and sacrifice. The illustrations and the premise are cute. I enjoyed reading the recipes used in the story.
  taraellis | Mar 11, 2016 |
Silas (9) liked this. Would read more by this author. He liked when he found out about the baking contest the best. And that his friend is an eggplant. ( )
  chessakat | Feb 5, 2016 |
Genre: Graphic Novel
Bake Sale is about Cupcake that is a baker and his friend Eggplant. Eggplant want to visit his relatives in Istanbul, his Aunt's business partner is a famous baker, and Cupcakes idol. Cupcake decides to hold bake sales at various places so that he can go with Eggplant and meet his idol. Right before they are about to leave, Eggplant loses his job and can't afford a plane ticket. Cupcake lets Eggplant use his plane ticket to go visit family.
This story would be a really good read for a young reader. In the back of the book it also includes all the recipes for the things Cupcake baked in the book. This could be used in a classroom if they were doing a baking unit. If this book was read at home, it would be fun to use the recipes.
  samantha.cox | Dec 6, 2015 |
This graphic novel is really cute. I was looking for a graphic novel that wasn't super "comic like" and this one was perfect. Cupcake is having a hard time picking between playing in his band with his friends or working extra to make money for a trip to Turkey to see his baking idol. His friend eggplant is supporting him along the way and encourages him.
  Mollie21 | Dec 6, 2015 |
Showing 1-5 of 23 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Cupcake runs a successful bakery with his best friend, Eggplant, but dreams of going abroad to meet his idol, Turkish Delight, who is the most famous pastry chef in the world.

(summary from another edition)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
25 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.68)
0.5 1
1
1.5
2 4
2.5
3 12
3.5 9
4 22
4.5 1
5 9

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 108,365,276 books! | Top bar: Always visible