Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their Monkey Business
Author/Illustrator: Esphyr Slobodkina
Publisher: Viking Press
Publication Year: 1987
Brief Summary: A peddler loses his collection of caps to a group of mischievous monkeys.
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Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
- Talk about different color/pattern caps…give children each a cap template and have them design the caps.
- Math – counting number of caps; make a number pattern with the different caps. Given four different colors, what kind of patterns can the hats be arranged?
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library