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

Book review by Peter Lewis, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Mocking monkeys, rewarding repetition make this a classic.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 4+

i thought the book was really cute

i remember my mother reading it to me when i was a kid. i still have the book and i read it to my 1 year old already, not that he understands it but he loves me to read to him) the copy i have is pretty ols and it has the audio cassette tape with it so if mom wouldn't read it over and over again i would just pop the tape in my tape player. the book is still in good shape and the tape still plays like new. READ IT TO YOUR KIDS IT'S AWESOME!! I LOVED IT WHEN I WAS SMALL AND I STILL DO!!
age 12+

I laughed

Book Details

  • Author: Esphyr Slobodkina
  • Illustrator: Esphyr Slobodkina
  • Genre: Folklore
  • Topics: Wild Animals
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: HarperTrophy
  • Publication date: December 31, 1969
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 4 - 7
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Available on: Paperback, Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: December 14, 2018

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