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It's Only Ink! My Granny Went to Market

It's Only Ink!
My Granny Went to Market

What would you do with a flying carpet? In MY GRANNY WENT TO MARKET: A ROUND-THE-WORLD COUNTING RHYME by Stella Blackstone, Granny goes on a worldwide adventure.
First stop, Istanbul where she purchases a magical flying carpet. Second stop, Thailand. There she buys 2 cats. Then she's off to Mexico where she buys three fierce and funny masks. Granny takes a fantastical flight where she buys a few specialty items from markets, indigenous to each country, around the world. She whizzes over spectacular scenery on her global trip to China, Russia, Kenya, and beyond. The more she buys, the more laden her carpet becomes.
This story offers readers the ability to practice counting. Teachers and parents will surely enjoy this whimsical book, which features bright Mexican-style folk art illustrations. Each page is fresh, cheery, and lively.
This book is fun to read. This reviewer and her children highly recommend In MY GRANNY WENT TO MARKET: A ROUND-THE-WORLD COUNTING RHYME by Stella Blackstone.
Barefoot Books celebrates art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts. Taking their inspiration from many different cultures, they focus on themes that encourage independence of spirit, enthusiasm for learning, and sharing of the world's diversity. Interactive, playful and beautiful, their products combine the best of the present with the best of the past to educate children as the caretakers of tomorrow.

My Granny Went to Market: A Round-the-World Counting Rhyme by Stella Blackstone
Published by Barefoot Books, barefootbooks.com
ISBN-10: 190523662X
ISBN-13: 978-1905236626
Release: 2006
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Format: Hardcover
Price: $16.99

Jennifer LB Leese is a writer from Maryland who writes children's picture books, young adult novels, and paranormal fiction. Visit her online at: www.geocities.com/ladyjiraff

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