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What's a Banana?

What's a Banana?

By Marilyn Singer
Illustrator Greg Pizzoli


Price: $12.95

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  • Publication Date: August 30, 2016
  • Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
  • Trim Size: 8 x 8
  • ISBN: 9781419721397
  • Page Count: 24
  • Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
  • Rights: World/All

What can you do with a banana? You can grip it, unzip it, squeeze it, freeze it— you can even play it like a flute! With a little imagination and a sense of humor, you can transform it into anything! Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary with these charming picture books that encourage readers to look at the world in a new—more magical—way.

Also available: What's an Apple?


"Quick but savory fare, both sonic and visual, for pre- or newly independent readers."
"These are recommended additions to any picture book collection, as they will delight parents and young children and catch the interest of newly independent readers."
School Library Journal
"The book encourages creativity by asking readers to think about an ordinary object in new, uncommon ways. Furthermore, the conclusion of the story reminds children to eat fruit!"

About the author

Marilyn Singer is an award-winning author of over 100 books for children, including I’m Gonna Climb a Mountain in My Patent Leather Shoes. She lives in Brooklyn.

Greg Pizzoli is the 2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award–winning illustrator of The Watermelon Seed. He lives in Philadelphia.