PreS-Gr 2-A father and daughter set out to bake a cake. Sounds simple, right? One amusing mishap after another leads to batter, frosting, and filling all over the kitchen. Everything is covered with glop, including the dog, the cat, Dad in his apron, and Mom coming home from work. The slipping, sliding, splashing, dripping, and exploding mess creates good-natured fun that will endear this story to young readers. The list of vocabulary words is appended. .