Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by millions...one of the most popular picture books ever published!
This big book edition is perfect for sharing at the library or in a classroom.
Children will delight in following the peddler’s efforts to outwit the monkeys and will ask to read it again and again. Caps for Sale is an excellent easy-to-read book that includes repetition, patterns, and colors, perfect for early readers.
This tale of a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity and also teaches children about problem and resolution.
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Subtitled A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business, this absurd and very simple story has become a classic, selling hundreds of thousands of copies since its first publication in 1940. A peddler walks around selling caps from a tall, tottering pile on his head. Unable to sell a single cap one morning, he walks out into the countryside, sits down under a tree, checks that all the caps are in place, and falls asleep. When he wakes up, the caps are gone--and the tree is full of cap-wearing monkeys. His attempts to get the caps back generate the kind of repetitive rhythm that 3- and 4-year-olds will adore. (Preschool and older) --Richard FarrFrom the Back Cover:
Monkey Business"Caps! Caps for sale! Fifty cents a cap!" The peddler has huge stack of caps, balanced carefully on top of his head. Brown caps, blue caps, gray caps, and red caps. But no one wants to buy a cap. So he goes for a walk in the country, and takes a nap under a shady tree. When he wakes up, the caps are gone -- al except his own checked one. Where could his caps have disappeared to? And how will he ever get them back?
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Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0590410806
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0590410806
Book Description Scholastic Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0590410806 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0306852