As he sets out for the store, the boy's mother reminds him, "Six farm eggs, a cake for tea, a pound of pears, and don't forget the bacon."
On his way, he repeats, "Six fat legs...a cape for me...a flight of stairs...and don't forget the bacon." Or was it "six clothes pegs...a rake for leaves...a pile of chairs...and don't forget the bacon"?
Well, at least he was sure to remember the bacon!---from the publisher
32 pages 978-0688087432 Ages 4-8
Keywords: following directions, fun, humor, listening, adventure, wordplay, family, boys and men, mother/son, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, great read aloud, storytime