Cakes in America aren't just about sugar, flour, and frosting. They have a deep, rich history that developed as our country grew. Cakes, more so than other desserts, are synonymous with celebrations and coming together with family and friends. They're an icon of American culture, reflecting heritage, region, season, occasion, and era. And they always have been, throughout history. In American Cake, New York Times bestselling author Anne Byrn takes readers on a journey through America's past to present with more than 100 authentic recipes for our best-loved and beautiful cakes and frostings. This cookbook is perfect for a cook, traveler, historian, or anyone who loves a good story. All recipes have been adapted to the modern kitchen.
Dav Pilkey, the creator of the popular Captain Underpants series introduces his newest character, Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!Local children's bookstore Little Shop of Stories will also announce the 2016 book for its community wide reading initiative On The Same Page.Children will have the chance for photo-ops with Captain Underpants and Dog Man. In addition, there will be lots of fun prizes and giveaways!Tickets for the Kidnote address are free but will be limited to four per person. They can be picked up at Little Shop of Stories or by calling (404) 373-6300.