Drink from delicate cups, eat dainty finger foods, dress up in your finery, and be as polite as you can be: it's time to come to tea. With the help of this oh-so charmingly illustrated guide, you can throw a delightful tea party for birthdays, holidays, or just to have fun with friends. You can even choose a theme to make it extra-special. Start by designing your own invitations and decorations. Then, follow the recipes for making a great cup of tea, simple cucumber and other creative sandwiches, shortbread bars, and more tasty treats. What kind of party are we going to have? A Mad Hatter Tea, Teddy Bear Picnic, Garden Party, Fairy Tea, or one just with your dolls or your mom? Plus: crafts, games, boxed hostess tips, and delicious tea party quotes from favorite books, all shown in pictures that capture the timeless pleasures of this favorite little-girl event. A quintessential gift from grandmother to granddaughter.