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Sweetness all round

Posted on | June 20, 2011 | 4 Comments


Kerry of Picture Books and Pirouettes recently awarded me The Irresistibly Sweet Blog Award. Thankyou Kerry!

Recipients of this award are encouraged to:

  • Thank and link to the person who nominated you.
  • Share seven random facts about yourself.
  • Pass the award along to 15 deserving blog buddies.
  • Contact those buddies to congratulate them.

  • It’s not so long since I shared some random facts about me, so instead I’m going to share seven books about sweetness and baking that I love and think you’ll enjoy:

    Baker Cat by Posy Simmonds
    Cake Girl by David Lucas
    Biscuit Bear by Mini Grey
    Yum Yum! by Mara Bergman and Nick Maland
    Who Made This Cake? by Chihiro Nakagawa and Junji Koyose
    The Donut Chef by Bob Staake
    Sweets by Sylvia van Ommen

    Photo: Terren in Virginia

    And here are some very lovely, inspiration blogs that I really appreciate, and hope you’ll explore too:

    jama rattigan’s alphabet soup
    Kat Cooks the Books
    Reading, Writing and Recipes
    Storytelling, cooking and kids!
    Children’s Books for Grown Ups – look out for Natasha’s Bookish Bites!
    Maison Cupcake
    The Tea Box

    Thank you Kerry once again for the award, and for the opportunity to share some sweet book suggestions and super blogs!

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    Comments

    4 Responses to “Sweetness all round”

    1. Belgravia Wife - sort of
      June 20th, 2011 @ 3:00 am

      Hi there, I just came across your blog via a tweet, it’s fabulous, I love it ! x
      Belgravia Wife – sort of recently posted..The Dangerous Book For Mothers

    2. Even in Australia
      June 20th, 2011 @ 2:52 pm

      Love the Donut Chef! I’ll have to check out the others.
      Even in Australia recently posted..Library vs Museum Redux

    3. jama
      June 20th, 2011 @ 3:49 pm

      Thanks so much for honoring alphabet soup, Zoe! Love your list of sweet books and I’ve already checked out the other blogs you mentioned — Yum!

      Have a lovely, delicious week :).

    4. six happy things on a monday « Jama's Alphabet Soup
      August 10th, 2011 @ 6:59 pm

      [...] Big thanks to Zoe Toft at Playing by the Book for presenting alphabet soup with the Irresistibly Sweet Blog Award!   [...]

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