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These illustrations are so funny little kids can't help but gather around for the mystery and excitement. Great storyline for the elementary school set too!— From Jill
When Harold the fox is invited to a costume birthday party, he and his friends come up with fantastic outfits. The party starts off really well but when the birthday boy’s cake is stolen during a game played in the dark, everyone is a prime suspect in the mystery of the missing cake. Can Harold piece together the clues to solve the mystery and save the party? A funny story that encourages honesty and sharing, this is set to become a family—and birthday—favorite.
About the Author
Claudia Boldt is a German illustrator based in London and Los Angeles. A winner of the Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award in 2011, she is the author of two successful picture books for Tate, Melvin the Luckiest Monkey (2013) and Outfoxed (2016). The Mystery of the Missing Cake is her seventh picture book.
"Boldt’s vintage-style illustrations (think Little Golden Books) offer endearing glimpses into the story’s action, accurately portraying the mayhem of children’s parties and the anxiety they can bring shy individuals."