Here’s a book that will get the whole family laughing, illustrated by the Caldecott Medal winner Sophie Blackall. When a large family of ferrets and their precocious baby take a chaotic trip to the supermarket, mom can’t keep track of the groceries, the shopping cart . . . or even the kids! Baby Edwin tries to help, but everyone thinks he’s just babbling. Little do they know that he really has all the answers. Full of fun-to-say nonsense words this is a perfect storytime book and a great read-aloud.
April Stevens is the author of the novel Angel Angel. The New York Times Book Review described her as “A wonderfully fluent storyteller with a shrewd eye for the offbeat…who can move us in unexpected ways.” She also is the… More about April Stevens
Ebook | $10.99
Published by Schwartz & Wade Jun 14, 2011| 40 Pages| 4-8 years| ISBN 9780375988752
Review, The New York Times Book Review, June 5, 2011: “Blackall’s softly colored illustrations manage to make even stretched-out rats look adorable.”
Starred review, Booklist, May 15, 2011: “Stevens’ spot-on story about every mother’s nightmare, the group grocery-store shop, is matched by Blackall’s delicious art…This is a book that’s clever in every sense of the word: skillful, original, and witty.”
Starred review, School Library Journal, July 1, 2011: “Don’t miss this hilarious shopping trip.”