Baker Makers

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With a focus on overcoming fails and pivoting to new ideas, this hilarious story stars a young boy who dreams of baking extraordinary cakes but struggles with perfectionism in the midst of competition from fellow Baker Makers.

Naveen loves baking. In fact, he’s sure he’s practically a master baker. So he is excited when his maker class tackles creative cakes at Baker Makers Lab! He is positive his cake will be the most astonishing and extraordinary one of all. But the mismatch between his fertile imagination and his actual skills leads to disaster! Will he find a way to embrace the unexpected? Find out in this delicious and delightful STEAM-centered picture book about letting go of perfection from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Kim Smith, creator of Boxitects.

KIM SMITH is the New York Times–bestselling illustrator of several picture books, including BoxitectsBaker Makers, Builder Brothers: Big Plans and the Ice Chips chapter-book series. She lives in Calgary.


“With witty, lively text and vibrant colors, Smith tells a story that will reassure young readers worried about trying new things [in] an entertaining and humorous story about the power of creative thinking.” -Kirkus Reviews

“As she did with Boxitects, Smith ­offers an upbeat and empathetic foray into maker (and in this case, baker) culture. The brightly colored cartoon illustrations create an enticing class setting that readers will want to join.” -School Library Journal

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