Baby Goes to Market
Publication Date: Sep 05, 2017
List Price: $16.99 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 32
Imprint: Candlewick Press
Publisher: Walker Books
Parent Company: Walker Books
Join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerian marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers.
Market is very crowded.
Mama is very busy.
Baby is very curious.
When Baby and Mama go to the market, Baby is so adorable that the banana seller gives him six bananas. Baby eats one and puts five in the basket, but Mama doesn’t notice. As Mama and Baby wend their way through the stalls, cheeky Baby collects five oranges, four biscuits, three ears of sweet corn, two pieces of coconut . . . until Mama notices that her basket is getting very heavy! Poor Baby, she thinks, he must be very hungry by now! Rhythmic language, visual humor, and a bounty of delectable food make this a tale that is sure to whet little appetites for story time.
- Juvenile Fiction / Concepts / Counting & Numbers
- Juvenile Fiction / Family / Parents
- Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Africa
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