Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ages: 2 – 8 years
I have a confession to make ….
Although I am an expert at dishing up a great potato salad … I’m terrible at making cakes!
I can totally sympathize with the children in Super Sweet Surprise when they get distracted and accidentally make a mess in the kitchen.
The life lesson in this book of The Bear Brigade Series is that you should always ask for help in the kitchen ….
…. Maybe I should ring Grandma next time!
Super Sweet Surprise is another great book in The Bear Brigade Series that teaches children practical life lessons without coming across as preachy. Any parent or grandparent who has ever had a child help themselves to something in the kitchen will appreciate this one!
We are introduced to The Great Bear Brigade on the very first page.
‘’The Great Bear Brigade has lots of stories to share. Once you read their adventures then you’ll be aware … Of life lessons to learn and how to take care. They will help you live smart and always beware.’’
The children in the story attempt to make a cake for mom’s birthday. Friends make the job easier but the kids get easily distracted and they soon make a mess. Unfortunately, they also burn the cake.
The Great Bear Brigade come to the rescue! Mom’s will be happy to read the advice to children that says, ‘’If you don’t make a mess, mom can enjoy her cake.’’
… and, ‘’Always ask for help when using the kitchen.’’
Jason Kutasi has written a funny story about a mishap in the kitchen that’s perfect for reading out loud. Illustrator Javier Gimenez Ratti has once again, produced stand-out illustrations that keep kids engaged from the first to the very last page.
Any parent or grandparent who has ever had a child help themselves to something in the kitchen will appreciate this book! Super Sweet Surprise is another great book in The Bear Brigade Series that teaches children practical life lessons in a way that children can understand.