Product Description Kids baking is a piece of cake with this colorful kids’ cookbook for ages 4 to 8 Baking for kids can be so exciting! Kid Chef Junior Bakes continues the tradition of every previous Kid Chef cookbook and Kid Chef Bakes cookbook, with recipes that hit the sweet spot between fun, easy, and truly tasty. With step-by-step instructions and large text that’s easy to read, this baking cookbook for kids will get kids baking in no time. Whether they’re learning how to make Dirt Cups with Candy Worms, Strawberry Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes, or Razzle-Dazzle Raspberry-Cream Cheese Muffins, they’ll be baking for real―together with you. This kids baking book includes: A range of challenge levels―With this junior chef cookbook, kids will try a mix of recipes with different baking techniques so they can challenge themselves to practice key kitchen skills. The ultimate kid baking cookbook―From oven and knife safety, to reading a recipe, to measuring ingredients accurately, kids will learn the importance of staying safe and organized in the kitchen. Space to make it their own―There’s oodles of room for doodling and decorating, plus fill-ins and jokes with each recipe in this memorable choice for a kid’s first cookbook. Explore a baking book for kids that makes it simple and fun for them to learn skills and independence―and whip up dishes the whole family will love. Review “Getting your kids in the kitchen should be a fun experience, and Kid Chef Junior Bakes makes that happen! Easy-to-follow recipes, along with fun jokes and recipe ratings, make it more of an activity book for kids―with amazing deserts as the end product! This book ensures kids will be successful in the kitchen, building confidence and pride, while producing tasty treats for the whole family. As a mom of twin 8-year old boys, I highly recommend this book for the junior chefs in your life.”―Lori Kirsten, doctor of physical therapy and mom of 2 aspiring little chefs “Charity Mathews makes baking with kids a blast for adults and little ones alike. What can often times seem like a daunting, messy task becomes an inspiring, yummy experience where kids take the lead in the kitchen. The results aren't just tasty baked treats, but a new appreciation for their own abilities and the work that goes into cooking food. Cute and cravable photos, easy-to-follow instructions, and brag-worthy results have you wishing for a junior bake in your home every day.”―Andrea Sterling, mom of two kid chefs “This charming, colorful, made-just-for-kids cookbook is exactly what little foodies need to get started making pies, cakes, muffins, cookies, and more. Author Charity Mathews assumes kids are capable, while also being crystal-clear about when an adult should be summoned, leading to a feeling of empowerment and mastery that will hopefully bleed over into other areas. Moms and dads get to encourage independence―and eat lava cake! Bonus: there's a pep talk for parents at the end to help you through mixing bowl explosions and knife fears.”―Sasha Emmons, editorial director of Today's Parent “As a busy working mom, I'm constantly trying to find the balance between feeding my twins and dashing out the door to whatever is next on our agenda. Kid Chef Junior Bakes is my secret weapon when trying to prepare a quick, homemade ‘slice of love’ that will keep even my pickiest eater full and satisfied. Charity Mathews has hit another home run with her latest book.”―Leigh Fickling, Type 1 diabetes mom About the Author CHARITY MATHEWS is a family food writer, author of Super Simple Baking for Kids, and mother of four. She founded Foodlets.com, a website of shortcut recipes packed with fresh ingredients for busy families.