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Yard Sale (Mud Flat)
Simsbury is sitting under his favorite tree when a red chair and an accordion pass by, prompting him to get up and take a look at the Mud Flats Yard Sale.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 1996 by Greenwillow Books
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Nov 29, 2011 Crystal Marcos rated it liked it
Recommends it for: yard sale lovers, bargain hunters, garage sale lovers
Yard Sale is a picture book written in a chapter book style. I think it is best for older children since there is quite a bit of text. Younger children may not keep interest. A story about a neighborhood yard sale. I wasn't sure at first how I felt about the book since it seemed the sellers were a bit like used car salesman. As I went along the story had charm and I chuckled when someone accidentally sold their sandwich. There aren't many books out there about yard sales and I am glad to have re ...more
The characters in this were certainly rich and varied, though the jokes might have been funnier to adults than to children. They didn't get the swindling nature of the sales people like I did. All in all, it was a good book, but I think I liked it more than the kids I shared it with.
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