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Monsieur Saguette and His Baguette

3.80  ·  Rating Details  ·  49 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Imagination comes to the rescue in this comical and original story about the day in the life of a Frenchman.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2004 by Kids Can Press (first published 2004)
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This is a really fun corporate read aloud with a K/1 class! They love chiming in with "merci!" and giggling at the ridiculous uses for his baguette. That he eats the baguette in the end is _supposed_ to be crazy ... it's like animals that talk or wear clothes ... anything goes with fiction. Enjoy the humor!
Nov 15, 2010 Heidi rated it liked it
I read this for my Book Buddies Book Club (a book with a food in the title). I liked seeing all the different situations M. Saguette found himself in. The baguette was pretty funny. But after all that, there is no way I would eat that bread. Plus, I didn't like the bread in Europe anyhow.
Jun 30, 2008 Corinne rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: young readers
Shelves: picture-books
Monsieur Saguette finds many uses for his baguette before he reaches home and eats it with his soup. Some repetition of format. Simple, muted illustrations.
Mar 25, 2013 Jon rated it it was ok
Shelves: childrens
How could he possibly eat that baguette?
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Sep 25, 2011 Samantha Penrose rated it liked it
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I really loved the illustrations.
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Nov 18, 2010 Kelsey Yates rated it liked it
A bit ridiculous and unsanitary but ok.
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