Billy in Bunbury cover

Billy in Bunbury

Royal Baking Powder Company

1. 1 – Billy in Bunbury
2. 2 – The Recipes

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Summary

This 1924 poem/recipe book, designed as promotional material for the Royal Baking Powder Company, is set in the Oz community of Bunbury. Little Billy, who won’t eat, is taken to the delicious kingdom Bunbury by King Hun Bun to help whet his appetite. Meanwhile, the King leaves the boy’s mother with a recipe book for treats, made easy by the use of Price’s Baking Powder. Written by Ruth Plumly Thompson, though neither her name, nor the illustrator’s (Gertrude Kay) appears on the book.

Reviews

chell

- was a cute book my son like and was fun

with how recipe and fun kids reading!