Official Review: Cherry Bakewell by Jane Bevan

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Official Review: Cherry Bakewell by Jane Bevan

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Cherry Bakewell" by Jane Bevan.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Cherry Bakewell by Jane Bevan is a children's cookbook featuring Cherry and her daughter Peaches. It contains seven stories. Each one an adventure that includes quizzes and fun games meant to keep the reader engaged until the end of the book. The author drops red clues throughout the chapters that the children are supposed to note. From these ingredients, the reader is supposed to guess the recipe at the end of the chapter. The author uses her extensive knowledge as a cook to include recipes that are easy to make and safe for young children to try.

The book has fun illustrations done by Lara Kerem. I loved that the author chose a green cover for it just like the one in the stories, referred to as "The Big Green Cookery Book". Something that will make the children feel like a part of the adventures.

I loved everything about the book. There is nothing included in it that would not appeal to its intended audience. From the aesthetics to the wording of the stories and recipes. Everything was tastefully done. The editing was perfect and I found no errors. Notable was how simple she kept the recipes. It is obvious she made a conscious effort to make sure they fit her young audience.

You can tell from the writing how passionate Bevan is about this book. The fact that she wrote it as a tribute to her late mom, who taught her how to cook, is reflected in the writing. The interaction between mom and daughter is interesting, but also real and relatable, which makes the book feel authentic.

For these reasons, I give it an easy 4 out of 4 stars. The stories are engaging and beautifully done. Though they are made around a mother and her daughter, they can easily be made to include young boys and even dads. I recommend it to everyone. It will serve to bring fun activities for the family to get involved in.

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The book definitely sounds lovely.

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I really enjoyed reading your review. This book sounds quite engaging.

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A children's cookbook sounds rather interesting. Thanks for the lovely review. Good job!
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The fact that Evan put in stories to engage the children in cooking sounds lovely. This book is a perfect gift for my niece. Thanks for a nice review!
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The author uses her extensive knowledge as a cook to include recipes that are easy to make and safe for young children to try.
Nice review. I hope I get to try those recipes too.

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MNasheena wrote:
27 Jul 2020, 08:41
The book definitely sounds lovely.
It is a lovely book. I hope you get it if you are a fan of lovely children's books.

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Priyanka2304 wrote:
27 Jul 2020, 08:58
I really enjoyed reading your review. This book sounds quite engaging.
Thank you Priyanka. I am glad you loved it. It is a short, engaging read, and a lovely one too.

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Elvis Best wrote:
27 Jul 2020, 09:36
A children's cookbook sounds rather interesting. Thanks for the lovely review. Good job!
I also found the twist to normal children's books interesting. I was pleasantly surprised to find great recipes too.

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rahilshajahan wrote:
27 Jul 2020, 12:50
The fact that Evan put in stories to engage the children in cooking sounds lovely. This book is a perfect gift for my niece. Thanks for a nice review!
I hope your niece enjoys it half as much as my kid did. Glad you enjoyed the review Rahilshajahan

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Teele wrote:
29 Jul 2020, 17:10
The author uses her extensive knowledge as a cook to include recipes that are easy to make and safe for young children to try.
Nice review. I hope I get to try those recipes too.
I am sure you will enjoy once you try them out Teele. Thanks for the comment.

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A lovely review.The book sounds fascinating since I've never come across children's cookbook.

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Great review.Sounds captivating.I will definitely read it.

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This one is a perfect recipe for children especially at time like these. In one way or the other, they get to learn something new. Your review links readers to what they should expect from the book. Great work!

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gatuguta2030 wrote:
01 Aug 2020, 12:19
Great review.Sounds captivating.I will definitely read it.
I guarantee you will :) Thanks for stopping by

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