On Market Street

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By Arnold Lobel
Publisher Greenwillow Books
On Market Street
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Have you ever seen a man dressed entirely in playing cards? Or a girl wearing a lollipop dress? Then take a stroll through a most unusual market in this Caldecott Honor Book created by Anita Lobel and Arnold Lobel.Here is a world of wonders, from A to Z. Inspired by seventeenthcentury French trade engravings, Anita Lobels brilliant paintings of the shopkeepers on Market Streeteach composed of his or her wareswill provide blissful hours for all who join the Lobels on an unforgettable shopping spree. In a delightful and unusual book, a boy trots down Market Street buying presents for a friend, each one starting with a letter of the alphabet. Every letter is illustrated by a figure ingeniously composed of, for instance, apples or wigs or quilts. The notion is original, and the sum total enjoyable and unique.The Horn BookA Caldecott Honor Book, a New York Times Best Illustrated book, an ALA Notable Book, and a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Book for IllustrationSupports the Common Core State Standards

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880 words880 words
40 pages40 pages
Lexile NPLexile NP
Grade K to 3Grade K to 3
Age 5-8Age 5-8
Published 2006Published 2006
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