Caps for Sale

A Tale of A Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business
Slobodkina, Esphyr (Book - 1947)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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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 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. This is an excellent easy-to-read book that includes repetition, patterns, and colors, perfect for early readers. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
Authors: Slobodkina, Esphyr, 1908-2002
Title: Caps for sale
a tale of a peddler, some monkeys and their monkey business
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Young Scott Books, c1947.
Characteristics: [42] p. :,col. ill. ;,22 cm.
Local Note: 15 17 18 29 53 57 62 67 71 74 80 81 84 102 118 133 138 193 205 231 244 261 268
ISBN: 020109147X
Statement of Responsibility: told and illustrated by Esphyr Slobodkina
Subject Headings: Monkeys Juvenile fiction.
Topical Term: Monkeys
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Sep 22, 2014
  • wrell rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great story for beginning readers

Aug 21, 2014
  • mmcbeth29 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a wonderful learning book for the little ones. Through this book they can learn counting, colors and because of the repetitiveness, beginning reading. The story is simple. The illustrations are colorful. How the man gets his hats back is comical.

Mar 21, 2014
  • KRockstar10 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This book is perfect for reading out loud! Very cute story about a cap peddler who has a run-in with some mischievous monkeys.

Jan 29, 2010
  • MartaM rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My daughter LOVED it! Especially acting out the antics of the monkeys..highly recommended!


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