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

5 Ratings: 4.2
a children's book about monkeys stealing hats from Pezzo the Peddler by Esphyr Slobodkina

ale of a peddler, some monkeys and their monkey business.

Author: Esphyr Slobodkina
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: HarperFestival
Date Published: c1938, March 25, 2008
3 reviews about Caps For Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some...
review by . June 15, 2010
   I love this book. Caps for Sale was one of the very first books that I read. A peddler is selling his caps, with them all stacked on his head, but when he stops to take a nap, they are all gone except for the one on his head. He looks up and sees that a bunch of monkeys are wearing his hats! After several fruitless attempts to get them back, he finally realizes the perfect way to trick the monkeys. He gets his caps back and goes on his way, selling the caps. I read this when I was just …
Quick Tip by . June 04, 2010
OmWow! I LOVE this! My lil' brother used to have us read it to him ALL the time.
review by . May 16, 2009
An ingenious plot that I remember from my childhood. Now I am enjoying it again with my children. I was always fascinated by how he balanced those hats. The illustrations are quite simple but intriguing. Just looking at Pezzo with all those hats piled one on top of another is more interesting than many of the high tech special effects I have seen in today's movies. Sometimes the simple way is the best. Pezzo's situation looks bleak as the monkeys that stole his caps are scattered high in the tree. …
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