Skip Nav
Parenting
Nobody Told Me How Much Motherhood Would Hurt
Little Kids
10 Signs Your Child May Have Asperger's Syndrome
Humor
This Dad and Daughter's Hilarious Staged Pictures Are All You Need to See Today

Ella Takes the Cake

Texts and Tunes: Ella Takes the Cake

Every morning, my wee one helps me out by putting her clothes in the dirty laundry and cleaning up her toys. I don't know why she is eager to help out around the house, but I like to encourage that behavior in hopes of prolonging it into a lifelong habit.

Ella the elephant is in the same boat. In Carmela and Steven D'Amico's Ella Takes the Cake ($12), the kind-hearted soul offers to help her mother in every which way, but her mom keeps her doing menial tasks. Seeing an opportunity to lend a helping hand, the capable girl takes it upon herself to deliver a three-tiered cake via bicycle to her mother's client across town. Through trials and tribulations, the delightful Ella makes good on her promise while proving that she can handle more responsibility.

Join The Conversation
Reasons to Reread Harry Potter
Why Is Harry Potter's Hogwarts Class So Small?
JK Rowling's Tweet About Harry Potter 20th Anniversary 2017
Quotes From Kids' Books
From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds