What makes an unforgettable birthday party? The cake! In this colorful, charming cookbook, Matthew Mead has created 35 whimsical cakes sure to be a hit at any party. Designed for the novice or expert, Cakes for Kids includes basic cake and frosting recipes as well as guidelines for baking, assembling, and decorating 3-D works of art. The chapters are divided into three levels of difficulty: easy cakes like Over the Rainbow (which uses multicolored candies to do the hard stuff), medium-level masterpieces like the Rockin' Guitar, and trickier designs like the Delicious Dinosaur. No matter what the level of expertise, step-by-step illustrated instructions make preparing of these confections a piece of cake!