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{{book|writer=[[Emily Perl Kingsley]]|illustrator=[[Bill Williams]]|date=[[1981]]|publisher=[[Western Publishing]]|series=[[Sesame Street Book Club]]|isbn=0307231402}}
 
{{book|writer=[[Emily Perl Kingsley]]|illustrator=[[Bill Williams]]|date=[[1981]]|publisher=[[Western Publishing]]|series=[[Sesame Street Book Club]]|isbn=0307231402}}
'''''What Do You Do?''''' is a ''[[Sesame Street]]'' storybook about people's jobs.
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'''''What Do You Do?''''' is a storybook about people's jobs. It consists of rhyming couplets in which established ''[[Sesame Street]]'' characters and a host of [[Anything Muppets]] demonstrate assorted occupations, from towing trucks to serving pastry.
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The book was reissued and updated in 1993, with identical text but new illustrations by [[Tom Cooke]]. While the original featured the likes of [[Granny Fanny Nesslerode]] and [[Rodeo Rosie]], the later edition spotlighted the then-current Muppet cast.
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==Characters==
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*''1981:''
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:[[Barkley]], [[Biff]], [[Betty Lou]], [[Biff]], [[Big Bird]], [[Cookie Monster]], [[Frazzle]], [[Granny Fanny Nesslerode]], [[Herry Monster]], [[Oscar the Grouch]], [[Rodeo Rosie]], [[Sully]]
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*''1992:''
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:[[Baby Natasha]], Barkley, [[Bert]], [[Betty Lou]], Biff, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, [[Count von Count]], [[Elmo]], [[Ernie]], [[Flo Bear]], [[Grover]], Herry Monster, [[Mr. Johnson]], [[Placido Flamingo]], Oscar the Grouch, [[Prairie Dawn]], [[Ruby Monster]], Sully, [[Telly Monster]], [[Anything Muppets]], [[Pigeons]]
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==Other editions==
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Image:Whatdoyoudo-1992.jpg|1992 edition
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</gallery>
   
 
==Translations==
 
==Translations==

Revision as of 21:43, March 16, 2009

Book.whatdoyoudo
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Illustrator Bill Williams
Published 1981
Publisher Western Publishing
Series Sesame Street Book Club
ISBN 0307231402

What Do You Do? is a storybook about people's jobs. It consists of rhyming couplets in which established Sesame Street characters and a host of Anything Muppets demonstrate assorted occupations, from towing trucks to serving pastry.

The book was reissued and updated in 1993, with identical text but new illustrations by Tom Cooke. While the original featured the likes of Granny Fanny Nesslerode and Rodeo Rosie, the later edition spotlighted the then-current Muppet cast.

Characters

  • 1981:
Barkley, Biff, Betty Lou, Biff, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Frazzle, Granny Fanny Nesslerode, Herry Monster, Oscar the Grouch, Rodeo Rosie, Sully
  • 1992:
Baby Natasha, Barkley, Bert, Betty Lou, Biff, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Count von Count, Elmo, Ernie, Flo Bear, Grover, Herry Monster, Mr. Johnson, Placido Flamingo, Oscar the Grouch, Prairie Dawn, Ruby Monster, Sully, Telly Monster, Anything Muppets, Pigeons


Other editions

Translations

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