Introducing Harvey – the busiest beaver in the world! Harvey’s friend Chip has come to wish him a happy birthday, so Harvey decides to bake a birthday cake. But first, he needs to find his cookbook. Once they have tracked down the recipe, they study it carefully and find all of the ingredients. Together, the two beavers mix up the batter, bake the cake, do the washing up and set the table. Finally, it’s time to eat their delicious cake! Young readers will love learning about the baking process and identifying all of the beavers’ tools and ingredients. At the end of the book, a special recipe enables them to bake their own cake – just like Harvey!
About the Author
Lars Klinting has written and/or illustrated over 20 children’s books in his native Sweden. He is most famous for his beaver books, which have been translated into 18 languages and have sold over 200,000 copies worldwide. Like Harvey, Lars is very handy. He trained as a carpenter and also enjoys sewing, cooking, gardening and painting. In 1987, Lars was awarded the Elsa Beskow Plaque for illustration and in 1990 the IBBY presented him with an honorary diploma for illustration. He lives outside of Stockholm with his wife, also a children’s book illustrator.