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Caps for Sale

A Tale of A Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business
Slobodkina, Esphyr, 1908-2002 (Book - 1984? )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Caps for Sale

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A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree.
Authors: Slobodkina, Esphyr, 1908-2002
Statement of Responsibility: told and illustrated by Esphyr Slobodkina
Title: Caps for sale
a tale of a peddler, some monkeys and their monkey business
Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, [1984?], c1947
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes: Copyright renewed 1968
Summary: A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree.
Subject Headings: Hats Fiction Monkeys Fiction Peddlers Fiction Peddling Fiction
Topical Term: Hats
LCCN: 84043122
ISBN: 020109147X
Branch Call Number: J PIC S
PZ7.S6334 Cap 1984
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Enjoy reading this to my preschool grandchildren. Tsk, tsk, tsk!

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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