Baby Goes to Market

Baby Goes to Market
Published: 3/12/2019
Join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerian marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers. Market is very crowded. Mama is very busy. Baby is very curious. When Baby and Mama go to the market, Baby is so adorable that the banana seller gives him six bananas. Baby eats one and puts five in the basket, but Mama doesn't notice. As Mama and Baby wend their way…

I really liked this book. It's a counting book without being an obvious counting book. The prose has good parallel structure. The illustrations are vibrant with lots to observe (what's the baby getting, what's the mama buying, what's for sale in the stalls, etc.) It's a happy story.