Miss Mary Mack

Mary Ann Hoberman, Author, Nadine Bernard Westcott, Author, Marry Ann Hoberman, Author Little, Brown Books for Young Readers $15.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-316-93118-2
Hands will be clapping and toes will be tapping to this spunky rendition of a favorite school yard rhyme. Most kids--and grown-ups, too--will readily recognize the first three stanzas of this comical chant, but after the ""elephant, elephant, elephant"" jumps the ""fence, fence, fence,"" the mayhem begins. Hoberman (One of Each) has the acrobatic pachyderm literally crashing the backyard barbecue of young Mary Mack--and sending hot dogs, catsup and guests flying. Despite the mess, Mary Mack grows quite fond of the friendly beast and, with her famous silver buttons, bribes him to stay. Hoberman's lively verses roll off the tongue. Kids will be eager to learn the hand claps and thigh slaps to accompany this rhythmic romp; instructions, along with music notation, appear on the end pages. Westcott (I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly) attacks her latest subject with great verve and her characteristic sweet, silly humor. Three smiling terriers and a cat appear throughout, adding to the rollicking fun. And a tea party scene with Mary Mack and Elephant manages to be both elegant and hilarious. Ages 4-8. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 03/30/1998
Release date: 04/01/1998
Show other formats
FORMATS
Paperback - 20 pages - 978-0-439-04022-8
Prebound-Glued - 32 pages - 978-0-613-71606-2
Board Books - 24 pages - 978-0-316-36642-7
Paperback - 32 pages - 978-0-316-07614-2
Prebound-Sewn - 1 pages - 978-0-606-27809-6
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email pw@pubservice.com with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.