To Market, To Market

Paperback | September 1, 2001

byAnne MirandaIllustratorJanet Stevens

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Anne Miranda's inventive twist on a classic rhyme tells what happens after a shopper goes 'to market, to market, to buy a fat pig.' Back home the pig promptly escapes, and soon the pig's in the kitchen, the lamb's on the bed, the cow's on the couch - and the rest of the animals are wreaking havoc throughout the house.

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Anne Miranda's inventive twist on a classic rhyme tells what happens after a shopper goes 'to market, to market, to buy a fat pig.' Back home the pig promptly escapes, and soon the pig's in the kitchen, the lamb's on the bed, the cow's on the couch - and the rest of the animals are wreaking havoc throughout the house.

ANNE MIRANDA has written many children's books, including Night Songs, which she also illustrated, and Glad Monster, Sad Monster: A Book About Feelings. She lives in Madrid, Spain. Janet Stevens is the author and illustrator of many beloved picture books, including Tops & Bottoms, a Caldecott Honor Book. With her sister ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.74 × 10.78 × 0.12 inPublished:September 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152163980

ISBN - 13:9780152163983

Appropriate for ages: 4

Customer Reviews of To Market, To Market

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from To Market To Market This is a wonderful Abbey book, that is just waiting to be "sang" to the preschool crowd. I am asked to do it again and again. The illustrations are absolutely wonderful coming photographs and drawings.
Date published: 2000-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from To Market To Market This is a fantastic book for the preschool crowd. It is roughly based on the nursery rhyme of the same title. However, the author puts a new and hilarious spin on the old rhyme. Janet Stevens, the illustrator, has taken and unusual approach in her illustrations: main characters appear in colour and the background and is in black and white. This allows the child to really focus on the page. Children love the story's rhythmic text and humorous pictures. Where else would you see a fish, a lamb and a hen in the dishwasher?
Date published: 1999-05-13

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'An ideal choice for sharing aloud.'- School Library Journal 'The skillfully wielded visual anarchy explodes off the page? .This is one market trip children will wish to take again and again.'- Publishers Weekly 'Howl as Miranda's retake blindsides Mother Goose with a shopping cart.'- The Bulletin