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Caps for Sale

Texts and Tunes: Caps for Sale

One of my former students gave my daughter the classic tale by Esphyr Slobodkina, Caps for Sale. Tired of reading Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, I searched her bookshelf for the gem. To see why it's a family favorite,

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Caps for Sale ($7) is a story of a peddler selling his wares — only to be taken by a gang of monkeys. As I jollied through the monkey business and acted out particular phrases with my hands and feet, my wee one giggled through the rest of the book. Now at story time, I can't get through one book before she's touting, "Caps! Caps!"

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anniekim anniekim 9 years
I had forgotten about this book, until my kids were introduced to it at library story time. They both like it a lot--pretend to be the monkeys.
Swedeybebe Swedeybebe 9 years
I loved this book when I was younger! It was always among my top reads, along with Mike Mulligan and the Steam Shovel & The Giving Tree!
Gossamer Gossamer 9 years
I love this book. I think i have it memorized!
Dana18 Dana18 9 years
I love this book as a child! I must find this for my kids.
MartiniLush MartiniLush 9 years
Wow! This sounds great, I will have to get a copy for my son!
Happsmjc Happsmjc 9 years
this is a classic one from my childhood!
techkim techkim 9 years
My son loves this book. I have to read it over and over. Its a little odd but it works.
jessie jessie 9 years
for some reason i just don't like this book, neither did my kids.
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