My Grandfather Works in a Bakery

My Grandfather Works in a Bakery

by Sarah Hughes
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Each entry in the "Welcome Books" series pictures in photographs and descriptions an occupation of a family member as seen through the eyes of a child. Books feature a "Contents" page, new word glossary, a selection of trade or series books on the topic, and a Website that lets you take a tour of a cookie factory, and an index. Simple and mundane text, large font, one or two sentences per page, and plenty of white space support the reader and offer basic vocabulary. Here, Frankie who looks to be about a kindergartner and his Grandpa sell cookies, bread, muffins, and decorate a cake. People of various racial or ethnic backgrounds are pictured throughout the series and those in this book are Caucasian. Children may wonder why those working with food don't observe better sanitation techniques but there's enough information here to talk with young children about people who work with their hands making something. And they can read this book on their own. 2002, Children's Press,
— Susan Hepler

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780516295756
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
My Family at Work Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
140L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >