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Once Upon a Banana

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Once Upon a Banana

By Jennifer Armstrong; David Small (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, Hardcover, 9780689842511, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 24, 2006


Such a little banana causing such a big pile of trouble! How could it be? First the grocer, then the painter, next the bicycle messenger, and then -- oh, no -- not the baby in the carriage! An entire town turned upside down, all by a banana peel!

Caldecott Medal-winning artist David Small and award-winning author Jennifer Armstrong have created a roller-coaster ride of a picture book told in rhyming street signs that will tickle and delight readers from beginning to end and over and over again.

Praise For Once Upon a Banana

"Hilarious...a glorious escapade packed with child appeal."

"Small set up a hilarious chain of events...breathless visual pacing."