Potato Joe by Keith Baker

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This fresh adaptation of the classic "One Potato, Two Potato" nursery rhyme is a counting adventure and rollicking good time rolled into one. Spunky leader Potato Joe and his nine spuds pals count up to ten and back down again, all while playing games and meeting up with other garden friends.

With its playful tone and hilariously expressive potatoes, Potato Joe is a spud-tastically fun read-aloud, and a perfect companion to Keith Baker's previous nursery rhyme interpretations, Big Fat Hen and Hickory Dickory Dock.


About Keith Baker

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KEITH BAKER has written and illustrated many celebrated picture books, including the Mr. and Mrs. Green easy-reader series. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
Published June 1, 2008 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Lively potatoes frisk and frolic across the page in this lighthearted counting book that expands on the familiar rhyme, “One potato, two potato.” Popping out of the dirt, Potato Joe initiates the rhyme with his “one potato” call and is joined by a second potato echoing “two potato.” As more pota...

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Readers may think they're in for a rehash of the classic counting rhyme “One potato, two potato, three potato four.” But Potato Joe and his fellow spuds quickly prove that theirs is no meat-and-potatoes affair;

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