Baby Goes to Market

Baby Goes to Market

Book - 2017
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Join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerian marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts :, Candlewick Press,, [2017]
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780763695705
Branch Call Number: E FIC ATIN
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Brooksbank, Angela - Illustrator


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AL_MARY Jan 05, 2018

While Mama shops at the market, Baby, riding on her back, is given treats to eat by vendors in decreasing numbers: bananas, oranges, biscuits, and coconut. He puts the extras in the basket on Mama's head and only when they are ready to leave (Mama thinks Baby must be hungry!) does she notice the extra food. The repetitive, cumulative text will keep listeners entertained and anticipating, and the vibrant, detailed mixed-media illustrations are eye-catching and fun! A winner for storytime and one-on-one sharing.


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