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Alley Oop!

Mayer, Marianna

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ISBN 10: 0030704960 / ISBN 13: 9780030704963
Published by New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1985, 1985
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One by one, ten animals form a pyramid - the first one is the mouse and the last in an elephant. This counting book has wonderful color illustrations by Gerald McDermott. SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ARTIST WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING OF THE MOUSE on first free endpaper. Very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 103004cld

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Alley Oop!

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1985

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

One by one, ten animals form a pyramid--the first is a mouse and the last is an elephant.

From School Library Journal:

PreS The skimpy story line in this two-word ( Alley Oop! ) concept book involves an alligator who climbs on top of his mouse friend. They are joined by an assortment of other animals (all wearing numbers) to build a pyramid. When elephant joins them, their pyramid staggers under his weightand then topples when butterfly alights on the tip of elephant's trunk. The small, cartoon-like illustrations are confusing and unattractivethe numbers are often obscured by parts of the animals' bodies, and young children will have a difficult time determining how many animals are in the jumbled, messy pile of sneakered feet and bulging eyes. Corbett's What Number Now? (Dial, 1982), Little Numbers (Viking, 1984) by Rodney Peppe or Molly G. Bang's Ten, Nine Eight (Greenwillow, 1983) are far more attractive counting books. Strike Alley Oop! from your " must buy " list. Louise M. Zuckerman, San Francisco Public Library
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