A YouTube children’s video, Caps for Sale read aloud.

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From the simple illustrations to the soft colors, Caps for Sale has been a kid favorite for over 75 years as well as one of the most popular children’s books ever published!

What’s It About?

The story is a timeless classic about a peddler who lives in the countryside.

He is on a mission to sell an assortment of colorful caps.

After walking for a long time, with no luck selling a hat, the peddler comes to a tree.

He decides to sit and rest.

Suddenly, along come some mischievous monkeys who steal the peddler’s hats!

Will the peddler outsmart the playful monkeys to get back his hats?

Find out in this silly read aloud story.

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What Reviewers are Sharing

The gloabl reviews and ratings of Caps for Sale are 4.9 out of 5 stars on Amazon.


Amazon is the largest online store in the world that houses one of the top platforms for customer reviews of products.

Let’s explore the common things reviewers are sharing about WHY they love this book …

  • Simple story
  • Great book for kids (especially for little ones)
  • Beautiful illustrations
  • Short read to hold a child’s attention
  • Makes a great gift

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Final Verdict

Rated a top teacher’s pick, this story makes a perfect story for the classroom Pre-K to 2nd Grade.

If your child enjoys folktales or silly animals, this read aloud is for them.

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Product Details

Book: Caps for Sale

Reading Ages: 4 to 8  Years

Written By: Esphyr Slobodkinda

Published By: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-89919-035-8

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