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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761143727
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/30/2006
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 75,808
  • Age range: 3 months - 4 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.75 (w) x 6.25 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Sandra Boynton

Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, writer, and songwriter. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over forty children’s books and seven general audience books, including four New York Times bestsellers. More than 60 million of her books have been sold—“mostly to friends and family,” she says. She has also written and produced five albums of award-winning children’s music. Three of her albums have been certified Gold, and Philadelphia Chickens, nominated for a Grammy, has gone Platinum. She lives with her family on a farm in New England.

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    1. Hometown:
      "Somewhere in rural Connecticut"
    1. Date of Birth:
      April 3, 1953
    2. Place of Birth:
      Orange, New Jersey
    1. Education:
      B.A., Yale University, 1974; attended University of California--Berkeley Drama School and Yale Drama School

Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2012

    Great Book! Cute Song!

    My kids really love the Sandra Boynton books. The pictures are colorful and the stories are great for preschoolers. This one has a cute song that goes along with it, so you can read it or sing it to your child.

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  • Posted November 21, 2009

    Fun book and song!

    Sandra Boynton's books are the best and never disappoint! My two year old is learning many different words and ideas from her books. They are alot of fun to read together.

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  • Posted October 26, 2009

    great book to go with catchy tune

    my 2 year old son loves this book, and so do we. he loves singling along with the illustrations. very cute

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  • Posted August 2, 2009

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    My 3-year old loves this book. Not my favorite Boynton, but still cute. I have not downloaded the song (maybe having the tune in my head would help).

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  • Posted May 14, 2009

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    Personal Penguin

    I read this book and fell in love with it. It is clever and funny. I can't read it without smiling. I think that any parent with a young child NEEDS to have this book for bed time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2007

    Once read to, now read by

    This is really a great children's book to first be read to the child then to be read by the child. I also love how she adds poems just as in the 'Skog Forest' books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2006

    Boynton Is Brilliant

    If you have young readers (pre readers) this is a perfect Christmas gift. My kids' lives have been enriched time and time again, thanks to this wonderfully creative artist. Boynton is among the few children's authors who make it bearable for parents to read the same books repeatedly to their kids.

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