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Baby Goes To Market - By Atinuke ( Library )

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About the Book



Youngsters can join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerianmarketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction tonumbers. Full color.



Book Synopsis



Join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerian marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers.

Market is very crowded.
Mama is very busy.
Baby is very curious.

When Baby and Mama go to the market, Baby is so adorable that the banana seller gives him six bananas. Baby eats one and puts five in the basket, but Mama doesn't notice. As Mama and Baby wend their way through the stalls, cheeky Baby collects five oranges, four biscuits, three ears of sweet corn, two pieces of coconut . . . until Mama notices that her basket is getting very heavy! Poor Baby, she thinks, he must be very hungry by now! Rhythmic language, visual humor, and a bounty of delectable food make this a tale that is sure to whet little appetites for story time.



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The smiling, all-black cast sort through myriad wares, while the text keeps up its rhythm, introducing both typical items bought in a West African market and a gentle lesson in arithmetic as Baby alternately snacks and stashes his gifts. Indeed, no one will be able to resist this baby.
--Kirkus Reviews

The vibrant marketplace is filled with color, texture, and patterns created using a mixed-media palette. The opening and ending endpapers feature the same pattern that is on the wrap Mama uses to hold Baby on her back. Young listeners will delight in getting to know Baby and his Mama as they shop throughout the market. Consider for first purchase in larger collections.
--School Library Journal

Brooksbank's illustrations, based on her own childhood memories of going to market in Nigeria, are full of colours, patterns and prints, and varieties of local transport. Repetition and variation make the book especially good for the young, and its wealth visual detail promises many satisfying rereadings.
--Saturday Star



About The Author



Atinuke is a Nigerian-born author who started her career doing traditional oral storytelling. Her books include a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Winner, a Notable Book for a Global Society, a Cybils Award Winner, and an Africana Award Winner. She lives in Wales.

Angela Brooksbank worked as a designer and art director in children's book publishing before turning her hand to her own illustration. Baby Goes to Market is her debut picture book. She lives in London.

Dimensions (Overall): 11.3 Inches (H) x 10 Inch (W) x .5 Inch (D)
Weight: 1.05 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: People & Places
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Format: Library
Author: Atinuke
Language: English
Street Date: September 5, 2017
TCIN: 52219736
UPC: 9780763695705
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-1021
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 9.8 inches length x 1 inches width x 11 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews
100% would recommend
1 recommendations

Heartwarming Story with Vibrant illustrations

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Mamakaio - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Heartwarming and cute story about a baby’s adventure to the market with his mama, counting down items along the way. My two and half year old son loves this book and recites lines from it. Beautiful, colorful, and vibrant illustrations as well.
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