Miss Mabel's Table by Deborah Chandra

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In a delightfully delicious counting book with a fanciful recipe for pancakes, the lady with big red hair is taking a train through the city, and scrumptious ingredients are waiting on a restaurant table--but who are they waiting for?

About Deborah Chandra

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Deborah Chandra's previous children's books include "A is for Amos," which "Publishers Weekly" called "a charmer" in a starred review. She lives in Altadena, California. Madeleine Comora is an author and poet who lives in Glendale, California. Brock Cole is the author and/or illustrator of many books, including the picture books "Buttons," a "Boston Globe"-"Horn Book" Honor Book, and "Larky Mavis." His newest picture book, "Good Enough to Eat," will be released in Fall 2008 by FSG. He lives in Buffalo, New York.
Published March 1, 1994 by Browndeer Pr.
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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In a musical cumulation echoing ""The House That Jack Built,"" ingredients for a generous batch of pancakes are assembled on Miss Mabel's table on versos (""...the morning light,/that shines on five eggs, smooth and white,/that wait near the flour (four cups, no more)...""), while Miss Mabel hers...

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facing the illustration is a cheery, if ungrammatical, verse: ``This is one frying pan, big and bold, / waiting to cook on the kitchen stove, / but now, so quiet and empty and cold, / sits on Miss Mabel's table.'' But the relationship between the right and left pages grows mysterious as Mabel lea...

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