Pancakes for Breakfast

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Voyager Books, 1978 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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This wordless picture book follows the trials of a little old lady who attempts to make pancakes for her breakfast. The optimistic determination of the woman and the gentle humor of the illustrations make this an appealing book for the very young.

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User Review  - KRW15 - LibraryThing

This is a great book by Tomie dePaola. There are no words so the readers have the chance of practicing how to make predictions about a story without text. Read full review

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User Review  - CatalinaDiaz - LibraryThing

I loved this book for many reasons. This book brings back so many memories of childhood when "reading" it. I loved the fact that it didn't have any text throughout the book, just the pictures. This ... Read full review

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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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