The Market Wedding

Hardcover | October 1, 2014

byCary FaganIllustratorRegolo Ricci

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When Morris the fishmonger and Minnie the hat seller fall in love, Morris comes up with a wedding plan designed to deliver the very best for his beloved bride-to-be. with unexpected consequences.Morris sells all kinds of fish from the lake, in Kensington Market. Across the way, Minnie sells hats straight from Paris. One day their eyes meet, and they fall in love. Morris wants to give Minnie a beautiful home with fine furnishings, but he is only a poor fishmonger. And so he comes up with a brilliant plan - he will make their wedding so fancy that their guests will have to shower them with lavish gifts. His Minnie will live like a movie star!Morris's plan backfires, of course, but like all good love stories, the tale ends in a happy - if surprising - fashion.Cary Fagan's witty adaptation of The Ghetto Wedding by Abraham Cahan is accompanied by Regolo Ricci's vibrant illustrations, resulting in a timeless and delightful tale.

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When Morris the fishmonger and Minnie the hat seller fall in love, Morris comes up with a wedding plan designed to deliver the very best for his beloved bride-to-be. with unexpected consequences.Morris sells all kinds of fish from the lake, in Kensington Market. Across the way, Minnie sells hats straight from Paris. One day their eyes ...

CARY FAGAN has written several critically acclaimed books, including A Bird's Eye, finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize; My Life Among the Apes, longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize; Valentine's Fall, finalist for the Toronto Book Award. He has also written many popular books for children, for which he has won the...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.38 inPublished:October 1, 2014Publisher:Groundwood Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1554986958

ISBN - 13:9781554986958

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