Carol Deacon’s Little Book of Easy Children’s Cakes is the second in her “Little Book” series. It is a completely new collection of twelve cake designs aimed at brightening the birthdays of children of all ages from 1 to 100 ! From racing cars to cute kittens, there is something in here that should appeal to any child. Beginning with basic cake recipes, equipment, and techniques, this vibrant, animated book will guide you through all you need to know to make a spectacular centrepiece for your child’s birthday. With clear step by step instructions and many hints and tips and templates to help, this book is aimed at cake decorators of any level from the complete beginner to the more advanced. No expensive equipment is required apart from a few kitchen basics. In fact when you step into Carol’s fantasy cake world you’ll be amazed to learn what you can do with what you probably have already. For instance did you know you could use a drinking straw to make wheel rims, happy mouths, sad mouths and dragon’s scales? Are your eyebrows raised in surprise? You can use a drinking straw to make those too!