Meet Mr. and Mrs. Greenby Keith Baker
Mr. and Mrs. Green are ready for some fun, and you're invited! Come along as they go camping, eat stacks of pancakes, and try their luck at the County Fair. (Snow cones, anyone?) Whatever the Greens
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Acclaimed picture book creator Keith Baker treats young readers to a silly and endearing story, the first in a new series starring these two fun-loving alligators.
Mr. and Mrs. Green are ready for some fun, and you're invited! Come along as they go camping, eat stacks of pancakes, and try their luck at the County Fair. (Snow cones, anyone?) Whatever the Greens are up to, it's sure to be an adventure, because life with these two is always full of surprisesnot to mention chocolate bars, marshmallows, and rainbow sprinkles!
Acclaimed picture book creator Keith Baker treats young readers to three silly and endearing stories in one irresistible bookthe first in a new series starring these two appealing alligators.
Author Biography: Keith Baker has written and illustrated many well-loved picture books, including Little Green , Big Fat Hen , and Who is the Beast . He lives in Seattle, Washington.
Praise for Meet Mr. and Mrs. Green:
"These tales celebrate the little niceties that make life fun, and incorporate learning elements--
colors, numbers, shapes, and maps. . . . Readers' attention will remain riveted to the couple's goofy antics and contagious positive attitude."--School Library Journal
"Replete with greens and grins, these three episodes introduce a pair of sunny tempered alligators. . . . Children will enjoy following the rotund reptiles through their mini-adventures,
and through the bright and snappy, simply drawn cartoon scenes."--Kirkus Reviews
Meet the Author
KEITH BAKER has written and illustrated many picture books, including Little Green, Big Fat Hen, and Who Is the Beast? He lives in Seattle, Washington.
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When I was a teacher of 4th and 5th graders, I always had titles by Keith Baker (The Magic Fan, The Dove's Letter, Elephants Aloft) in my classroom library and often incorporated them into writing and social studies lessons. Now that I am an elementary school teacher-librarian, I have had the pleasure of discovering ALL of Keith Baker's books. They are all outstanding, but his books for primary students are simply stellar! He has an incredible ability to engage readers of all ages. The Mr. and Mrs. Green series, in particular, is just perfect! He incorporates characters that are instantly lovable whose adventures provide lessons involving (just to name a few) math, responsiblity, sharing and the importance of having fun. The "Green Books" are our highest-circulating books for grades K-3. They are my most highly-recommended books for emerging readers. Not only are they engaging and well-written, they are a delight to read.