Synopses & Reviews
Anne Mirandaand#8217;s inventive twist on a classic rhyme tells what happens after a shopper goes and#8220;to market, to market, to buy a fat pig.and#8221; Back home the pig promptly escapes, and soon the pigand#8217;s in the kitchen, the lamband#8217;s on the bed, the cowand#8217;s on the couch--and the rest of the animals are wreaking havoc throughout the house.
"The skillfully wielded visual anarchy explodes off the page . . . This is one market trip children will wish to take again and again."and#8211; Publishers Weekly
and#8220;All-in-all, a delightful, albeit raucous, romp.and#8221;and#8212;School Library Journal
and#147;An ideal choice for sharing aloud.and#8221;and#151;School Library Journal
and#147;The skillfully wielded visual anarchy explodes off the page....This is one market trip children will wish to take again and again.and#8221;and#151;Publishers Weekly
and#147;Howl as Miranda's retake blindsides Mother Goose with a shopping cart.and#8221;and#151;The Bulletin
Chaos and hilarity reign in this twist on the classic nursery rhyme. Anne Miranda's lively rhyme and Janet Stevens' innovative artwork make for an inventive book overflowing with energy and humor. Full color.
To market, to market, to buy a fat pig . . . Whatand#8217;s a poor shopper to do when her groceries have a mind of their own?and#160;The lively rhymes andand#160;innovative artwork make for a perfect lap-sized board book.
A simple trip to the market turns into utter chaos! Whatand#8217;s a poor shopper to do when her groceries have a mind of their own? Anne Mirandaand#8217;s rhythmic and raucous text and Janet Stevensand#8217;s energetic multimedia illustrations come to life as never before in this new big book!
About the Author
has written many childrenand#8217;s books, including Night Songs,
which she also illustrated, and Glad Monster
, Sad Monster: A Book About Feelings. She lives in Madrid, Spain.
JANET STEVENS is the author-illustrator of many books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Book Tops and Bottoms, the Texas Bluebonnet Award winner Cook-a-Doodle-Doo!, and, most recently, And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon, which she cowrote with her sister, Susan Stevens Crummel. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.