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Caps for Sale (PB)

Caps for Sale (PB)

Author: Esphyr Slobodkina
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Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by generations of readers-now celebrating its 75th anniversary! This 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. Caps for Sale is an excellent easy-to-read book that includes repetition, patterns, and colors, perfect for early readers. Supports the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts


"From an old folk tale [the author] has fashioned this bright picture book, infusing it with a humor which seems to have sprung from her own hearty enjoyment of the troubles of a peddler with a abnd of monkeys."" --The New York Times

Author description

Esphyr Slobodkina (1908-2002), internationally renowned artist and author of the children's classic Caps for Sale, was among the first female American artists to explore abstraction and the first to use collage in American storybooks. She studied art in Russia and China before immigrating to the United States in 1928. She was a founding member of the American Abstract Artists group, and her work is represented in prominent museum collections across the country.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780064431439
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • : HarperCollins
  • : June 1999
  • : 253mm X 200mm X 5mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 813.54
  • : 3-7
  • : 48
  • : Fiction
  • : colour illustrations
  • : Esphyr Slobodkina
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : Esphyr Slobodkina