Please, Papa

Please, Papa Cover

Please, Papa

By Kate Banks; Gabi Swiatkowska (Illustrator)

Farrar Straus Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374360023, 1pp.

Publication Date: May 14, 2013


Alice was making a farm in the middle of her bedroom. She asked Mama for a pig and chickens for her farm, but when Mama didn't have a horse, Alice turned to her papa.

"Please, Papa," said Alice.

"Okay," said Papa, who, since Alice asked so nicely, put her on his back and trotted around like a horse himself.

A playful story where, with the use of a single polite word, lines between the real and the imaginary become blurred as toy animals come to life.

A companion to "Thank You, Mama," Kate Banks and Gabi Swiatkowska's "Please, Papa "is perfect for a quick and playful lesson in manners.

About the Author
Kate Banks is the author of many acclaimed books for children, including the "Boston Globe- Horn Book "Award winner "The Night Worker. "She lives in the South of France.Gabi Swiatkowska has illustrated many notable books for children, including "My Name is Yoon, "for which she received the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award. She lives in France.

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