Babys First Cake by Rajeev Bhargava - Children's Stories Net


 
 
Children's Stories Net
 
Free  Children's  Stories  by  Leading  Authors
 
  Home     Parents and Teachers     Submit your own Story     Contact Us   Share this Children's Stories Page on Face Book Share this Children's Stories Page on Twitter

 
FREE
Children's Stories

 
  Stories  
 
 Free Story Access 
 
 Children's Stories BLOG 
 
 This Weeks Featured Story 
 
 Sheila Helliwell's Stories 
 
 Elliot's Amazing Adventures 
 
 Robert Parfett's Stories 
 
 Artie Knapp's Stories 
 
Terry Lerdall-Fitterer Stories
 
 Paul Ray's Stories 
 
 Dennyk's Stories 
 
 Stories From Ireland 
 
 New Children's Stories  
 
 Children's Stories 
 
 Poems & Rhyming Stories 
 
 Longer Children's Stories 
 
 Children's Authors 
 
 Author Sheila Helliwell 
 
 Author Linda Farrelly 
 
 Author Joanne Hayle 
 
 Young Writer Awards 
 
 Children's Story Illustrators 
 

 

 
 
Children's Stories Library
 
 Children's Stories Library 
 
 

 
 
The Not So Wise Owl - Children's Rhyming Story Book
 
 The Not So Wise Owl 
 
 

 
 
Elliot's Amazing Adventures Children's Book
 
 Amazing Adventures Book 
 
 

 
 
Sponsor Children's Stories
 
 Sponsor Children's Stories 
 
 
 
 
 
  Longer Children's Stories  
 
Babys First Cake
 
Reader Star Rating: Children's Story Star Rating
 
Childrens-Stories.net Terms of use: you may view online and freely print a single paper copy of the entire story page for your own personal domestic private use, individual qualified Teachers may also freely print additional paper copies for teaching purposes within their own educational establishment. Any other use is strictly prohibited without prior written consent by letter from us, please see the contact us button above.
 

Children's Story: by
 

Perina Thompson sat, tensely poised, in the Living Room, on the edge of her chair.
 
"Well; any ideas?" asked Jonathan, anticipating a quick reply.
There was none.
"Sorry Jonathan, but I just can't seem to think of anything at the moment."
"Then let me know when you do, and remember, it takes at least a week to order the cake and today's the 22nd, only nine days to go!"
 
Perina sighed, sinking back into her chair.
She loved her nephew dearly and felt she was letting him down.
Jonathan rose to his feet and put his jacket on, "I'd better get going, it's already past 7 p.m. and Jenny will be worrying."
Perina followed her brother to the door to see him off.
 
The car, a silver 340-GL Volvo, was parked in the driveway.
It had only recently been serviced and the new exhaust could clearly be seen.
As the car reversed back onto the street, the horn honked out aloud as he drove off home.
She waved and shouted, "I'll ring you!"
 
Children's Story: by
 
Returning indoors, Perina ran upstairs to her room and sat her bed.
A magazine lay there on 'Cake Decorating.'
She flicked through its glossy pages, eyeing all the pictures.
She stopped at page 16, 'Lemon cream cake with lashings of Walnut chips.'
Yummy, too fattening for my liking, though I bet the baby will love it.
She circled it with her red pen, several times.
At least THAT was decided.
The only remaining problem was a model of some kind, to place on top of it.
 
Downstairs, in the conservatory, her five puppies lay basking in the afternoon sun.
They would remain there until Perini's parents arrived from their mid-afternoon shopping session.
Only two at a time would then be allowed in the car, for their regular evening drive, which normally lasted 40 minutes.
Just then the bell rang and they all started barking.
Perina ran down, barefoot, almost tripping down the stairs, and opened the front door.
"Hello, Mummy. About the cake..."
"Hold this dear, will you?" said her father from behind.
It was a plastic bag containing frozen food.
"Put that in the freezer please."
"Yes Daddy."
Her Mother followed her into the Dining Room.
"You were saying, Perina?"
 
"Yes Mummy, I've found the perfect cake to order; it's the Lemon and Cream with Walnuts."
"Hmm, I know the one, but it's very pricey, and your Father..."
"Please Mummy; I'm not a child anymore. It's Baby's FIRST Birthday and history will never repeat itself!"
"Alright, you win, but what about the model that goes on top?"
Perina's mind was on the right wavelength.
She paused, and then said, "What's his birth sign?"
"He's a Leo, why? Oh, I get it, Leo the Lion, you want the model to be a lion, right?"
"Right Mummy, but let's not mention it to Jonathan. Let's just pretend we haven't decided yet, deal?"
"Deal.
Now, your father and I had better take TWO of these angels for a drive." she said.
And with these words, they left.
 
Children's Story: by
 
The day finally arrived and the cake was delivered just in time.
"It's beautiful, Mummy."
"Come on, dear!" called her father who was seated in the car.
"The engine's getting warm and we don't want to arrive there late, do we?"
"Coming!" they both shouted simultaneously, then laughed.
 
The blue Volvo 240-GL, pulled off gently, it was on a 15 minute drive.
It was a bright and warm Saturday afternoon, the roads were clear, barely any traffic.
Perina felt it was one of those lucky days when everything turns out just right.
"I hope there aren't any uninvited guests, Mummy."
"Well, if there are, so what, he's OUR baby, right!?"
 
When they arrived Perina was first to reach Jonathan's door.
She rang the bell in her usual three-signal tone, stepped back and waited.
Her Father followed with the birthday cake, it was wrapped up neatly in a white parcel.
Jenny opened the door, slowly.
"Oh, what a pleasant surprise, please come in. Jonathan's in the shower, he won't be long."
As they entered, Perina looked at the ceilings and furniture, all of which were beautifully decorated.
"It must have taken you ages!"
"Not really Perina, Jonathan and I have been planning this for the past few days, the actual decorating only took under an hour, would you believe!?"
"Well, it was all worth it, that's for sure!" retorted her father-in-Law.
"Where's the baby?" asked Perina, innocently.
 
Children's Story: by
 
"With me." said Jonathan, entering the room.
"Happy Birthday, Angel!" cried Perina, followed by her parents.
 
"What's in the parcel, as if I didn't know?" asked Jonathan.
"It's a..." Perina was interrupted by him.
"No, don't tell me yet, first let me show you something that will surprise you. Follow me to the Kitchen please."
They all followed.
"Da daaaa!!" he said waving one arm in the air.
Perina's mouth gaped at the sight before her, she could hardly speak.
Her parents kept quiet.
"Now, show me what's in the parcel; come on!"
He was too excited and took the bag, placing it on the table, he opened it very carefully.
 
Children's Story: by
 
"Well, fancy that! A Lemon Cream Cake, just like ours; and with a lion on it!"
 
 
If you enjoyed this story, there are many more in our collection, to register for more Free Stories please click below or click the Free Story Access button top left on this page.
 
  Click Here    to Register for more Free Stories.
 
 
Story Rating   Five Star Children's Story Rating System
 
If you've already registered please rate this story below from your own point of view. Click one of the radio buttons next to a star below and then enter your registered email address. You can only rate each story once.
Children's Story Rating System: GREY - Not Yet Rated Not Yet Rated
Children's Story Rating System: BLUE - You consider the story is OK You consider the story is OK
Children's Story Rating System: RED - You think the story is Good You think the story is Good
Children's Story Rating System: GREEN - You would Recommend the story You would Recommend the story
Children's Story Rating System: GOLD - The story is Outstanding The story is Outstanding
 
Children's Story Rating System - User Email      Enter your Registered Email eg: name@mail.com
 
  click button to rate story
Story star ratings shown (2 to 5 stars) are the average of all rating scores to date, these may not update immediately subject to browser and local cache settings, in some cases it may take a few hours.
 
 
Thanks for your interest and happy reading.

 
 

 

 © designed, created, hosted and managed by   WWW Support Services    (click for info)