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The Gang at Baxter's Corner – Folkmanis Orangutan Puppet, and softcover "Going Bananas in Space!"

Baxter’s Corner & Folkmanis

The Gang at Baxter's Corner – Folkmanis Orangutan Puppet, and softcover "Going Bananas in Space!"

$ 61.33 $ 75.94


Building Character is Child's Play

  • A Baxter’s Corner book, “Going Bananas in Space” provides a “Beyond the Story Book” experience.
  • The first book in the "Tales from the Patch" series by young authors.
  • Folkmanis puppet enhances the storytelling experience as teacher, Mr. McBoom leads each student. 
  • This book is the product of twelve imaginative and creative young people from the Young Authors camp at The Cabbage Patch Settlement House in Louisville, KY.
  • Your young reader will find fun activities while developing language and skills through play.
  • Parents & caregivers appreciate the self-guided nature of the Beyond the Story Book.
  • Together they can be endless amounts of fun going beyond the story!

The Explorer Club at the Cabbage Patch had been experimenting. They had grown a neon tree which yielded phenomenally sweet, creamy, and juicy bananas. Their plan was to investigate the possibilities for intergalactic trade. Every young reader will love this unusual turn-of-events story and your purchase will help at-risk children. With vibrant illustrations, enjoy reading this book with your special child and helping them learn more about the wonders of space and making friends that may be different from themselves.

Going Bananas in Space! Illustrated Storybook has vibrant illustrations, while conveying simple messages about respect for others and respect for oneself. A Baxter’s Corner book, “Going Bananas in Space” provides a “Beyond the Story Book” experience. Complete with Cabbage Patch Settlement House Facts, what do you think questions, math questions, and fun craft learning activities. Baxter’s Corner stories illustrate life’s lessons, helping children to build character around social skills, manners and fundamental values.

The Folkmanis hand puppet enhances the storytelling experience: This 25-inch-tall orangutan puppet features a movable mouth and long plush fur coat. Complete with necktie and eyeglasses, the orangutan comes to life as our character Mr. Marvin McBoom. As teacher and explorer, he leads Ally the alligator through their unique challenges.

Parents & caregivers appreciate the self-guided nature of the Beyond-the-Book. Together they can be endless amounts of fun going beyond the story!

 This book is the product of twelve imaginative and creative young people from the Young Authors camp at The Cabbage Patch Settlement House in Louisville, Ky. Your purchase will help more children participate in camp and continue the “Tales from the Patch” series. Find details at CabbagePatch.org.

Other activities are available for free download on this website: ww.BaxtersCorner.com.

Children’s Books 6–8 Years


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