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Caps for Sale A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business

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ISBN-10: 0064431436

ISBN-13: 9780064431439

Edition: 75th 1999

Authors: Esphyr Slobodkina, Slobodkina, Slobodkina

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Caps for Sale is a timeless classic, in print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations of readers. This easy-to-read story about a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity. Children will delight in following the peddlers efforts to outwit the monkeys in this new, enlarged, and redesigned edition, and will ask to read it again and again.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Edition: 75th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Publication date: 9/1/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 48
Size: 8.07" wide x 10.04" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Esphyr Slobodkina (the name is pronounced ess-FEER sloh-BOD-kee-nah) was born in the Siberian town of Chelyabinsk on Sept. 22, 1908.Esphyr immigrated to the United States on a student visa at the age of 29. She enrolled at the National Academy of Design, NYC, and in the 1930s, she worked painting lamp shades and soon after murals for the WPA. Esphyr was a founding member of the American Abstract Artists, which began amid controversy in 1936.In 1937 Slobodkina met the children's author Margaret Wise Brown. In an effort to find work as an illustrator, Slobodkina wrote and illustrated a story with collage called Mary And The Poodies to present to Brown. This began a new career for Slobodkina,…