Pancakes for Breakfast (Hardcover)

By Tomie dePaola

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152594558, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 3, 1978

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/9/2018)
Prebound (4/1/1978)
Paperback (4/3/1978)
Prebound (4/3/1978)
Prebound (2/23/2018)

List Price: 16.99*
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This wordless picture book follows the trials of a little old lady who attempts to make pancakes for her breakfast. “The optimistic determination of the woman and the gentle humor of the illustrations make this an appealing book for the very young.”--School Library Journal

This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Stories).

About the Author

Tomie dePaola is the author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. He receive a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmont Avenue. He is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature. He lives in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his website at