?An hilarious account of Arthur?s attempts to earn enough money to buy a T-shirt and cap, assisted by his sister Violet. Simple business concepts are ingeniously woven into the story. This marvelous book will capture the interest of eager learners and creative teachers.? ?YC. Children's Choices for 1982 (IRA/CBC)Children's Books of 1981 (Library of Congress)
Lillian Hoban was the author and illustrator of many favorite I Can Read books, including Joe and Betsy the Dinosaur, Silly Tilly's Thanksgiving, and a series about Arthur the chimpanzee. She also illustrated many picture books, including the classic stories about Frances.