Fun & Original Children's Cakes

Fun & Original Children's Cakes

Nail your next cake—no matter the occasion or season—with step-by-step instructions from the internationally renowned sugarcrafter. Renowned cake designer and sugar modeler Maisie Parrish returns with another adorable collection of children’s celebration cakes. Each design is truly charming and brimming with character—and will make any child’s cake a standout. Quick-to-make cupcakes and mini-cakes designed to complement each project are also included. With simple sugarcrafting and figure modeling techniques and clear step-by-step photography, Maisie’s designs are easily achievable for even beginner sugarcrafters.

Fun & Original Birthday Cakes

Fun & Original Birthday Cakes

An adorable collection of birthday cakes boasting the unique but easily achievable modeling skills of internationally renowned cake designer and sugar modeler Maisie Parrish. Each charming new design is ideal for creating extra-special birthday party cakes or for adding a unique personal touch tailored to the recipient. Includes the ever-popular cupcakes and minicakes and, for the first time, amazing sugarpaste techniques for adding graphic designs to compliment cakes and characters. With simple sugarcrafting techniques, figure modeling instructions and clear step-by-step photography, designs are ideal for both beginner and intermediate sugarcrafters. With over 25 character cake toppers and expert advice on covering, storing and transporting your cake, this is the ultimate birthday cake resource.

Gorgeous & Gruesome Cakes for Children

30 Original and Fun Designs for Every Occasion

Gorgeous & Gruesome Cakes for Children

"Gorgeous and Gruesome Cakes for Children" features 30 fun and original birthday cake designs suitable for both boys and girls alike. With designs by the UK's bestselling sugarcraft modelling author, all the cakes are tasty, easy to create and will be the star of the show at any child's birthday party. The book begins with a comprehensive section on getting started with cake decorating, including useful advice on the basic tools and equipment needed. There are also delicious cake recipes, providing the all-essential base to the added decorations. With such a compelling mix of pretty and horrible designs, whether they're into monsters or princesses there's something for all children here. Girls will love the gorgeous Frog Prince and Cinderella's Glass Slipper cake, whilst boys will find the gooey Alien Egg or gruesome Swamp Monster simply irresistible!

Quick & Easy Kids' Cakes

50 Great Cakes for Children of All Ages

Quick & Easy Kids' Cakes

50 original cakes for boys and girls, covering all occasions from birthdays to Christmas and Easter to Halloween. A must for the novice cake-maker as well as providing inspiration for those with more experience. Designed for the busy cook, Quick & Easy Kids' Cakes has a range of fun and fantasy cakes that can be made in next to no time. With all the decorating ideas able to be achieved with minimum fuss and with maximum child appeal.

The Birthday Party Business

How to Make A Living as A Children's Entertainer

The Birthday Party Business

Balloons, fun, games, magic, and more -- they are all here. From entertaining and food to marketing and promotion, this book features comprehensive and detailed guidance on how to succeed in the birthday party business. At the heart of the birthday party business is the entertainment. In this book you will find detailed information on the art of entertaining children of all ages. You will learn how to work with children, what they like, what they don't like, how to make them laugh, and how to control them. You will learn the secrets of entertaining kids using magic, clowning, puppetry, storytelling, ballooning, and face painting, as well as gain valuable information on catering, party games, and creating enchanting theme parties. This book has everything you need to get started in the birthday party business; included are samples of advertisements, sales letters, thank you notes, news releases, contracts, party planning guides, flyers, business cards, stationery, and promotional give-aways, as well as dozens of comedy skits and party routines.

50 Easy Party Cakes

50 Easy Party Cakes

With a cake design to suit the wishes of any child

Art Teaching

Elementary Through Middle School

Art Teaching

This comprehensive, up-to-date art methods text presents fundamental theories, principles, creative approaches, and resources for art teaching in elementary through middle school.

Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss

Recipes for Get-Togethers Throughout the Year

Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss

The host of two popular TLC series and author of the best-selling Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss shares dozens of step-by-step recipes that explain how to cook, bake and decorate a creative assortment of special-occasion appetizers, dinners and desserts.