Pancakes for Breakfast

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Turtleback Books, 1978 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
31 Reviews
A little old lady's attempts to have pancakes for breakfast are hindered by a scarcity of supplies and the participation of her pets.

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Review: Pancakes for Breakfast

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

I had to read this one to several groups of children, which seemed daunting, as it's a wordless book. Fortunately, dePaola (who has always been one of my favorite authors/illustrators) manages to tell the story well with his pictures, so it made it easy for me. Read full review

Review: Pancakes for Breakfast

User Review  - Ms Threlkeld - Goodreads

An almost wordless picture book about a woman who is determined to make pancakes and the various obstacles she encounters along the way. Good for making predictions and teaching sequencing. Most kids ... Read full review

About the author (1978)

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

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