Caps For Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina

Caps For Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business

byEsphyr SlobodkinaIllustratorEsphyr Slobodkina

Paperback | September 1, 2015

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Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by millions...one of the most popular picture books ever published!

Children will delight in following the peddler’s efforts to outwit the monkeys and will ask to read it again and again. Caps for Sale is an excellent easy-to-read book that includes repetition, patterns, and colors, perfect for early readers.

This tale of a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity and also teaches children about problem and resolution.

About The Author

Esphyr Slobodkina (1908–2002), internationally renowned artist and author of the children's classicCaps for Sale, was among the first female American artists to explore abstraction and the first to use collage in American storybooks. She studied art in Russia and China before immigrating to the United States in 1928. She was a founding...

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Title:Caps For Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.19 inPublished:September 1, 2015Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064431436

ISBN - 13:9780064431439

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. "Caps! Caps for sale!" calls the peddler, until one day he wakes up from a nap to find his caps have disappeared. Fashioned from a folktale, here's "a bright picture book, infused with a humor which seems to spring from Slobodkina's own hearty enjoyment of the troubles of a peddler with a band of monkeys".--The New York Times. A Reading Rainbow Selection. Full color

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“From an old folk tale [the author] has fashioned this bright picture book, infusing it with a humor which seems to have sprung from her own hearty enjoyment of the troubles of a peddler with a band of monkeys.” (The New York Times)