A loud clap of thunder booms, and rattles the windows of Grandma's old farmhouse. "This is Thunder Cake baking weather," calls Grandma, as she and her granddaughter hurry to gather the ingredients around the farm. A real Thunder Cake must reach the oven before the storm arrives. But the list of ingredients is long and not easy to find . . . and the storm is coming closer all the time! Reaching once again into her rich childhood experience, Patricia Polacco tells the memorable story of how her grandma--her Babushka--helped her overcome her fear of thunder when she was a little girl. Ms. Polacco's vivid memories of her grandmother's endearing answer to a child's fear, accompanied by her bright folk-art illustrations, turn a frightening thunderstorm into an adventure and ultimately . . . a celebration! Whether the first clap of thunder finds you buried under the bedcovers or happily anticipating the coming storm, Thunder Cake is a story that will bring new meaning and possibility to the excitement of a thunderstorm.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Penguin, Pages: 34 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780698115811


A loud clap of thunder booms, and rattles the windows of Grandma's old farmhouse. "This is Thunder Cake baking weather," calls Grandma, as she and her granddaughter hurry to gather the ingredients around the farm. A real Thunder Cake must reach the oven before the storm arrives. But the list of ingredients is long and not easy to find . . . and the storm is coming closer all the time! Reaching once again into her rich childhood experience, Patricia Polacco tells the memorable story of how her grandma--her Babushka--helped her overcome her fear of thunder when she was a little girl. Ms. Polacco's vivid memories of her grandmother's endearing answer to a child's fear, accompanied by her bright folk-art illustrations, turn a frightening thunderstorm into an adventure and ultimately . . . a celebration! Whether the first clap of thunder finds you buried under the bedcovers or happily anticipating the coming storm, Thunder Cake is a story that will bring new meaning and possibility to the excitement of a thunderstorm.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Penguin, Pages: 34 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780399222313


Provides comprehensive information on the process of thunder and lightning happening.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC, Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781608703944


Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Puffin, Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: UOM:39076001856645


At Fox's house, all of Franklin's friends share funny stories that help the little turtle overcome his fear of thunder and lightning.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Kids Can Press Ltd, Pages: 34 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781550744033


Babushka's doll was special. She had played with it only once, when she was a little girl like her high-spirited granddaughter, Natasha. Now Babushka is going to the store and it's Natasha's turn to take the little doll down from the high shelf. When the naughty doll comes to life -- and is even more rambunctious than the little girl herself -- Natasha finds out why playing once with Babushka's doll is enough! Patricia Polacco's beautiful illustrations capture the warmth, humor, and timeless spirit of her magical tale.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Simon and Schuster, Pages: 40 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781442498662


From the beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of Thank You, Mr. Falker and Pink and Say. Baba Yaga is a witch famous throughout Russia for eating children, but this Babushka Baba Yaga is a lonely old woman who just wants a grandchild--to love. "Kids will respond to the joyful story of the outsider who gets to join in, and Polacco's richly patterned paintings of Russian peasant life on the edge of the woods are full of light and color." -- Booklist "A warm, lively tale, neatly mixing new and old and illustrated with Polacco's usual energetic action, bright folk patterns, and affectionate characterizations." --Kirkus Reviews
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Penguin, Pages: 34 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780698116337


"Discusses where the ingredients for making a chocolate cake come from, including the plant or animal origins of sugar, butter, flour, eggs, and cocoa. Includes recipe for chocolate cake"--Provided by publisher.
Genre: Cooking, Editor: Sea to Sea Publications, Pages: 29 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1597713864


"Anything special happening today, Daddy?" Patricia asked, hoping it would help him remember. "Nope, honey. Today's about the same as any other day, I'd say." Some birthday! Where was the cake with all the candles, the brightly wrapped present, and the family singing "happy birthday" all together? Not only had the festivities apparently been forgotten, but Dad suggests a trip to one of the scariest places on earth -- home of the Clay Pit Bottoms Monster! With a sparkle of mischief, Patricia Polacco's bold, expressive pictures tell how a certain little girl has the spookiest, most exciting, funniest, and best birthday ever.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Simon and Schuster, Pages: 40 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781442497962


The Cake Decorating Guide offers hints and notes on unusual ingredients, while step-by-step photographs guide the reader through many tricky techniques. Included is a comprehensive pictorial guide to essential equipment with detailed instructions on the best ways to use and maintain them. Preparation pages with step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions explain different methods that make this book perfect for bakers of all ages and abilities. Beautifully photographed glossaries show unusual ingredients and food varieties with their common and not-so-common names. Snippets of related history add interest while colorful double-page features provide a wealth of information on buying, storing and preparing some of the more unusual ingredients. Over 500 full-color photographs are featured.
Genre: Cooking, Editor: Thunder Bay Press (CA), Pages: 304 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1592230008