On Market Street

On Market Street
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1+
Release Date
April 01, 1981
ISBN
0688087450
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Have you ever seen a man dressed entirely in playing cards? Or a girl wearing a lollipop dress? Take a stroll through a most unusual market in this twenty-fifth anniversary edition of a Caldecott Honor Book.

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Look at All You Can Buy, While Learning the Alphabet
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5.0
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5.0
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0.0
On wondrous Market Street, you can buy amazing objects in alphabetical order, such as: apples, books, and clocks. Each illustration is a figure made of apples, books, clocks, and so on.

The shopping spree is prefaced and ended with a sprightly rhyme, while the illustrations are detailed and ingenious, garnering illustrator Arnold Lobel a prestigious Caldecott Honor in 1982. This nongimmicky alphabet book continues as a winning read-aloud today.

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