Every child has a favorite story, whether it’s about a little mermaid, an ugly duckling, or a brother and sister who meet a witch in a gingerbread house. And no matter how many times mom and dad tell that tale, it’s never enough; the young listener is hungry for more. So maybe it’s time to delight that young prince or princess with a magically decorated, hand-baked cake based on that beloved book. All the necessary inspiration and instruction are here, from fondant fundamentals to creating shapes and forms. A short synopsis of the related story accompanies the cake, along with vibrant color photographs. Adults may think these sumptuous sweets look too good to touch—but kids will eat them right up!