Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday cake from Eric Carle books

If you think Spiderman and Unicorn themes are done with and boring for your little one’s birthday, why not turn to their favorite books for theme ideas? Here are 10 gorgeous bookish birthday cakes that are bound to make the party a hit!


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake: When your little caterpillar is ready to spread their wings!




Cat in a hat birthday cake for kids from Dr suess books


Cat In a Hat Cake: For the kids and parents who enjoy a little whimsy in their life, and ofcourse Dr Suess fans


Dear Zoo Cake: For kids who love animals

Dear Zoo Birthday cake from Rod Campbell books
Rainbow fish birthday cake from marcus pfister books



Rainbow Fish Cake: For kids who don’t mind sharing their cake. This colourful bake can be used as an opportunity to reinforce the book’s message of sharing 


Clifford the Big Red Dog Cake: For the toddlers and kids who love their dogs to be big and red!

Clifford the big red dog birthday cake from norman bridwell books
Peter rabbit birthday cake from Beatrix potter books

Peter Rabbit Cake: For kids who love a cute little carrot chomping bunny on their cakes! Better still if you make it a carrot cake!


Gruffalo Cake: For the kids who love their monsters, this Gruffalo cake is sure to be a hit!

Gruffalo birthday cake from julia donalson books
Where the wild things are birthday cake from maurice sendak

Where the Wild Things Are Cake: Another cake for a wild birthday party for the wild little kids who enjoy starting a rumpus


Curious George Cake: For the inquisitive monkeys who never tire of asking questions

Curious George birthday cake from H A Rey books
Giraffes cant dance birthday cake from book by Giles Andreae


Giraffes Can’t Dance Cake: Perfect to keep a dancing party to go with the cake and reinforce the message that anybody can do anything they want


Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See Cake: Another one of Eric Carle’s classics, this one’s for kiddos who love colourful animals

Brown bear brown bear what do you see cake from book by eric carle
Wonderful things you will be birthday cake from book by Emily Winfield Martin


The Wonderful Things You Will Be Cake: Beautiful pastel cake for a pink lemonade and sunny day in the garden party

Goodnight Moon Cake: For the kids who can’t sleep without this book

Goodnight moon birthday cake from book by Margaret Wise Brown
Guess how much i love you birthday cake from book by Sam McBratney

Guess How Much I Love You:  A cake for the kids whose parents love their kids to the moon and back

Spot the dog Cake:  Another lovable dog cake from a lovable dog story

Spot the dog book birthday cake from eric hill book
Little blue truck birthday cake from books by Alice Schertle

The Little Blue Truck Cake: A little blue cake for the fans of the little blue truck


 I hope this list helps you decide on a bookish theme for your kiddos next birthday. Do send in pictures of your own birthday cakes and we will publish them here!

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