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Item details

  • ISBN: 0060254890
  • ISBN: 9780060254896
  • ISBN: 0060254904 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780060254902 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0064430863 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780064430869 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: [40] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Harper & Row, Publishers, c1970.

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General Note:
"Lettering by Diana Blair"--t.p. verso
The three fat bakers bear a strong resemblance to Oliver Hardy.
Baldwin Library copy signed by the author at the dedication of the Baldwin Library in 1982.
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy donated by Robert L. Egolf.
Summary, etc.:
A little boy's dream-fantasy in which he helps three fat bakers get milk for their cake batter.
Caldecott Medal honor book, 1978.
Subject: Cake > Juvenile fiction.
Milk > Juvenile fiction.
Baking > Juvenile fiction.
Dreams > Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy fiction > Juvenile fiction.
Picture books > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Authors' presentation inscription (Provenance) > Sendak > 1968.
Caldecott Medal Honor book > 1971.
Dust jackets (Bindings) > 1970.

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