As he sets out for the store, the boy's mother reminds him, "Six farm eggs, a cake for tea, a pound of pears, and don't forget the bacon."
About The Author
Pat Hutchins, one of seven children, was born in Yorkshire, England, and grew up in the surrounding countryside, which she still loves. At a very early age she knew that she wanted to be an artist and was encouraged by an elderly couple who would give her a chocolate bar for each picture she drew. A local art school offered her a scholarship and she studied there for three years, continuing her training at Leeds College of Art, where she specialized in illustration. Her career in the children's book field began with the highly acclaimed Rosie's Walk, a 1968 ALA Notable Book. Since then she has written five novels and created more than twenty-five picture books. She was awarded...
"Bright, jubilant colors and skillful wordplay make this fun."--" Publishers Weekly"
For Ages: 6 - 7 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st April 1989
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 24.8 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.12