Journey Cake, Ho!
published in 1953
1 Award


Appropriate age:
Older Kid (age 8-11)


Young farm boy is sent off after farm falls on hard times. He is given a journey cake made from the last of the corn meal. The cake gets away from him and as he chases it he collects all new farm animals and returns to the farm. Weekly Reader Children's Book Club. Pictorial cover of Johnny in hat, chickens on back. Illustrations and titles are brown over green background. Boards are slightly soiled. Head and tail of spine and corners are rubbed. Boards slightly bowed. Color scheme is carried throughout book, interior illustrations and text are in green and brown. Sewn binding is coming loose at bottom. Interior is clean. 45p.
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