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Written by Mary Brigid Barrett
Format: Board Book
ISBN-13: 9780763643584
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author: Mary Brigid Barrett
illustrator: LeUyen Pham

If you can pat a cake, why not a peach or a cold and bumpy pickle? How about a fuzzy caterpillar crawling on your knee? A well-known rhyme expands into a tactile exploration of a toddler’s world.

LeUyen Pham’s adorable, vibrant illustrations bring Mary Brigid Barrett’s singsong text to life in a board book for the very young.
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Board Books / Board Book
age range:
0 mos - 3 yrs
# of pages/size:
16 / 6 3/4" x 7 1/8"
grade range:
Concepts; Stories In Verse (see Also Poetry); Nursery Rhymes;
author’s comments:
Mary Brigid Barrett has written and illustrated many award-winning picture and board books, including Shoebox Sam. In addition, she served as creative editor for Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out and The Exquisite Corpse Adventure, published by Candlewick Press. In her spare time she is the president and executive director of The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance. She lives in Lincoln, Massachusetts.
illustrator’s comments:
LeUyen Pham is the author-illustrator of Big Sister, Little Sister and has illustrated many other books for children, including the New York Times bestseller Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio. With Candlewick, she has illustrated God’s Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams and Aunt Mary’s Rose by Douglas Wood. She lives in San Francisco.
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