Overview

Cake's best friend Ice Cream is really cool. He can lick everyone at dodgeball. Together, Cake and Ice Cream love having fun and going to parties!

But when Ice Cream wants something, he wants it right now. And if he doesn't get his way, he has a meltdown. His bossy behavior starts to give everyone a brain freeze. Eventually Ice Cream has an important realization…and becomes his sweet, soft self again!

Includes a Note to Parents, Caregivers, and Educators with more information about bossy behavior, and strategies to help.

About the Author

Michael Genhart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco and Mill Valley, California. He lives with his family in Marin County.

He received his BA in psychology from the University of California, San Diego and his PhD in clinical and community psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park.

He is the author of several picture books including: Ouch! Moments: When Words Are Used in Hurtful Ways (2016), So Many Smarts! (2017), Peanut Butter & Jellyous (2017), Mac & Geeeez! (2017), and I See You (2017), all from Magination Press, as well as Yes We Are! (Little Pickle Press, 2018).

About the Illustrator

Steve Mack grew up a prairie boy on Canada's Great Plains and has drawn for as long as he can remember. His first lessons in art were taught to him by watching his grandfather do paint-by-numbers at the summer cottage. He has worked for greeting card companies and has illustrated several books.

Steve lives in a beautiful valley in a turn-of-the-century farmhouse with his wife and two children.