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Cupcakes: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about cupcakes?

Children’s literature has many notable options when it comes to cupcakes. To help you find the right books for you and your young reader, we’ve compiled a list of the best kids books about cupcakes.

Our list includes picture books and chapter books. Picture books are generally great options for toddlers and for preschool and kindergarten age children. Picture books are especially enjoyable for adults to read aloud with young kids. The chapter books on our list are generally best for elementary through early middle school age tween kids. You can filter to sort by the best book type for your kid.

When it comes to children’s stories about cupcakes, there are a variety of titles. This list covers everything, from classics like Emma Catwalks and Cupcakes to popular sellers like If You Give a Cat a Cupcake.

We hope this list of kids books about cupcakes can be a helpful resource for parents, teachers, and others searching for a new book!

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Mia Measures Up
Written & illustrated by Coco Simon
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

Mia is being cyber-bullied, and she’s determined to find out who is responsible in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. Mia is upset when her parents tell her she’s too young to go to a concert without adult supervision. She’s old enough to help run a cupcake business! Why can’t her parents see that she’s also responsible enough to do whatever she wants? And just when she’s reached a compromise with her parents (her older brother Dan will go to the concert with her), Mia finds out she’s being cyber-bullied on social media. It’s the Cupcake Club to the rescue as they all help Mia solve her online bullying mystery!

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Coco the Cupcake Fairy
Written by Daisy Meadows
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

Sugar & Spice make everything nice! <p/>The Sugar & Spice Fairies’ magic protects sweet treats in both Fairyland and the human world. When mean Jack Frost steals the fairies’ delicious magical items, dessert everywhere takes a sour turn. <p/>Coco the Cupcake Fairy’s cupcake charm is missing-now baked goods are falling flat. Rachel and Kirsty are determined to put things right! <p/>Find the sugar & spice charm in each book and help save the fairy magic!<br>

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If You Give a Cat a Cupcake
Written by Laura Numeroff & illustrated by Felicia Bond
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

If you give a cat a cupcake, he'll ask for some sprinkles to go with it. When you give him the sprinkles, he might spill some on the floor. Cleaning up will make him hot, so you'll give him a bathing suit . . .

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Cupcake
Written & illustrated by Charise Mericle Harper
picture book
Recommend Ages: 2-6

Poor Vanilla Cupcake. He’s feeling a bit drab next to his fancy brothers and sisters. But when his new pal, Candle, comes along with some fresh ideas, the two hatch a plan to become the snazziest duo ever found on a plate! With an undeniably adorable hero and eye-catching design, Cupcake is sure to appeal to the sweet tooth in young readers everywhere.

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Cupcake Diaries 3 Books in 1! #4
Written & illustrated by Coco Simon
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

Three Cupcake Club adventures are now available as one sweet treat of a book! Join Katie, Mia, Emma, and Alexis as they form the Cupcake Club—and fast friendships. This book includes three stories in the Cupcake Diaries series: Mia’s Boiling Point; Emma, Smile and Say “Cupcake!”; and Alexis Gets Frosted.

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  • Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes - From the bestselling Pete the Cat series, help Pete and his friends find the missing cupcakes! Pete the Cat and his friends are busy as can be baking cupcakes for a party, and Pete can’t wait to perform with his groovy band. But some of the cupcakes have gone missing! Who could have taken them? In this hardcover picture book adventure by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean, Pete and the gang solve the mystery of the missing cupcakes and learn that it’s cool to be kind. The Pete the Cat fun never stops—watch the groovin’ video online!

  • Emma Catwalks and Cupcakes - Emma loses a modeling assignment—to Katie!—in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. When Emma goes on an audition for a new modeling job, Katie tags along to keep her company. But as it turns out, everyone wants Katie to model instead of Emma! At first Emma is happy for her friend. Soon though, she realizes sharing the spotlight isn’t much fun, even if it is with your BFF! Will the Cupcake girls continue to bicker amongst themselves or will they finally realize there’s just one person you need to please—yourself?

  • Pinkalicious and the Cupcake Calamity - Readers can watch Pinkalicious and Peterrific on the funtastic PBS Kids TV series Pinkalicious & Peterrific!

  • Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake - When one small mouse finds one BIG cupcake (a chocolate chip, raspberry cream cupcake!), he wonders how he’ll ever manage to get it home. So, one by one, Little Mouse asks his friends to help. They all say “yes”—but only afer nibbling the yummy treat. Will there be any leffor Mouse? A tasty story offriendship and sharing . . . with a satisfying ending!

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