Cakes in Space by Philip Reeve & Sarah McIntyre
Oxford ISBN 9780192734563
Astra is travelling through space to her family's new home in Nova Mundi, so far from Earth that it will take them 199 years to get there. The idea that the Nom-O-Tron Food Synthesizer can create any food is rather appealing to Astra. But when Astra asks for the most amazing cake ever, so delicious that it's scary, she doesn't realise how scary life could become. Can she and her robot friend Pilbeam save the spaceship from complete destruction by so many cakey fiends? This is an exciting book with super characters that will delight boys and girls alike. It is a real page-turner with fantastic illustrations throughout.