Books

The Sugar Bun on Kruskakullen

Author
Wirsén, Carin
Illustrator
Wirsén, Stina
Swedish title
Sockerbullen på Kruskakullen
Category
Children \ Fiction 6-9
Pub Date
May 16, 2008
Format
128 pages, 190 x 220 mm, colour

In the little town there is a bakery. It’s always full of people, buying buns to have with their juice, rolls for breakfast, biscuits for their coffee break and loaves of bread for day trips. The bakery is run by a little lady and her two children, who learned from an early age to use a rolling pin and an icing bag, to tell the difference between rye and wheat, and to know where to find the icing sugar and the vanilla sugar.
There are no breaks and no rest. But despite the fact that there are more and more customers, there’s no more money in the till - on the contrary. There’s something odd about all this, it seems as if not all the bread is being paid for. Luckily one of the children has a plan…