Lulu Baker/Jinx

The Lulu Baker covers - find out about the series

Lulu Baker finds a magical recipe book that changes her life forever…

The writing is crisp and inventive ... will definitely delight kids captivated by modern fairy tales - Elizabeth Bird, New York Public Library, From School Library Journal

...readers will instantly bond with Lulu, cheering her on and loathing her future stepmother and stepbrother... -

...very enjoyable reading about a young strong hearted girl with a New Age cookbook. Overall, I found this book to be very well written and would recommend it for middle school students. Angela Kaczowka, grade 8, Boardman Center Middle School

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Meet the characters

Lulu Baker

Obviously, she needed a food-related name (like so many of the other characters).

You can meet all the characters here.

Some little-known Lulu Baker facts


Osun plantain flakes (Cupid Cakes).

Osun (pictured right) is a Yoruba goddess of water and fertility.

You can find more nuggets of information here to show off to your friends

Watch the title sequence from Jinx

Jinx BBC TV Series

The Lulu Baker series was turned into a TV show on CBBC!

Join the Jinx Facebook Fan page here

Recipe Downloads!

Inspired to do some baking? Try these recipes for yourself! They won't literally do magic, but they certainly are delicious

You can download: Cupid Cakes, Hush Brownies or Truth Cookies

Use the form on the gallery to send me your recipes and I’ll put them up here! Take a picture of your wonderful birthday cake, your Christmas cookies...anything. The more magical, the better! Then tell me a story connected to it – a funny story about something that went wrong, or who you were baking for, and why. Thanks!

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