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

Paperback | September 1, 2015

byEsphyr SlobodkinaIllustratorEsphyr Slobodkina

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Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by generations of readers—now celebrating its 75th anniversary!

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

Supports the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

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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, inf...

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Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by generations of readers—now celebrating its 75th anniversary!This story about a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity and teaches children about problem and resolution. Children will delight in following the peddler’s efforts to outwit the mo...

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Caps for Sale is a timeless classic, in print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations of readers. This easy-to-read story about a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity. Children will delight in following the peddlers efforts to outwit the monkeys in this new, enlarged, and redes...

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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Format: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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From Our Editors

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)