Best Books of the Month Shop Men's Shoes Learn more nav_sap_SWP_6M_fly_beacon $5 Albums All-New Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote Beauty Videos Amazon Gift Card Offer jrscwrld jrscwrld jrscwrld  Amazon Echo Starting at $49.99 Kindle Voyage AutoRip in CDs & Vinyl Fall Arrivals in Amazon Outdoor Clothing Kids Halloween

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Buy Used
Used: Acceptable | Details
Sold by Murfbooks
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Item is in acceptable condition. Expect heavy wear on the cover and the inside of the book. The text is perfectly readable and usable. There is no condition below acceptable. Fast shipping. Free delivery confirmation with every order.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Babysitting for Benjamin Library Binding – May, 1993

1 customer review

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Library Binding
"Please retry"
$27.99 $0.01
"Please retry"

Inside Out by Ann M. Martin
"Inside Out" by Ann M. Martin
Check out one of the featured titles this month in Teen & Young Adult, by Ann M. Martin. Learn more | See related books

Editorial Reviews

From Publishers Weekly

Frances and Ralph, an elderly mouse couple, think they're adequately prepared for the arrival of Benjamin, the overactive young bunny they've agreed to baby-sit. They place the goldfish bowl atop a bookcase, stash the lampshade in the basement and put a gate in front of the stairs. But when Benjamin (who towers over his diminutive sitters) bounds in the door, commanding, "PLAY," Frances and Ralph discover just how disruptive his "play" can be. Finally, after the feisty fellow tears apart their house on two disastrous visits, the mice employ old-fashioned common sense and send him outdoors, where he tires himself out happily and without creating a mess. Though Benjamin's iron will and monosyllabic utterances recall another bunny--Rosemary Wells's Max--Gregory's ( Through the Mickle Woods ) tale has both kid-pleasing humor and plenty of action. Munsinger's ( One Hungry Monster ; Ho for a Hat! ) busy pictures merrily convey Benjamin's antics--as well as the comical dismay on his sitters' faces--as he chews on the sofa cushions, dances in a puddle of milk and throws a bowl of peanuts into the air. Ages 3-8.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From School Library Journal

PreSchool-Grade 2-- Frances and Ralph are a pair of elderly mice who decide they need some company and agree to babysit for a young rabbit. Their charge is, however, quite a handful as he chews on the sofa, leaps into the garbage, and basically destroys everything in sight. The mild-mannered couple wonder if perhaps they've made a mistake until they arrive at a solution that satisfies everyone. Munsinger's watercolors greatly enhance this humorous tale. Her whimsical characters have expressive faces and body language that capture the mood of the moment. The all-too-true escapades of this energetic toddler present an entertaining picture of babysitting that caregivers, parents, and children will enjoy. --Rachel Fox, Port Washington Public Library, NY
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

See all Editorial Reviews

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Age Range: 3 and up
  • Library Binding: 1 pages
  • Publisher: Little London Pr; 1st edition (May 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316327859
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316327855
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 8.2 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,367,608 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Valiska Gregory is an award-winning poet and children's book author whose work has been translated into seven languages, received Parents' Choice Awards, been chosen for the American Booksellers' Pick of the Lists, and been featured on PBS and national television. Reference source Something About the Author calls her a "star in the children's literature scene."

According to reviewers, Ms. Gregory's work ranges from picture and chapter books full of "kid pleasing humor and plenty of action" to poignant books for all ages that are "told with a contagious sense of wonder." Her writing has been called "shining and magical" with "language and phrasing . . . as pleasing to the ear as the story is to the heart."

Customer Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

By Claudia on March 21, 2015
Format: Library Binding Verified Purchase
Great children's book
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again