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Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Typeby Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
A 2001 Caldecott Honor Book
Named one of the Best Children's Books 2000 by Publisher's Weekly
Synopses & Reviews
Farmer Brown has a problem.
His cows like to type.
All day long he hears "Click, clack, MOO.
But Farmer Brown's problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes....
First they demand better working conditions, then they stage a strike.
Doreen Cronin's understated text and Betsy Lewin's expressive illustrations make the most of this hilarious situation. Come join the fun as a bunch of literate cows turn Farmer Brown's farm upside down.
A high-stakes adventure and hilarious ode to self-esteem for fans of Oliver Jeffers, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, and Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken.
Nadine can talk a blue streak, and one day she tells a real whopper: she isn't afraid of anything--no siree! Then her friends call her bluff, and Nadine must enter. . .The Deep. Dark. Woods. Only the woods aren't so scary after all, until the sun sets, that is, and Nadine can't find her friends. What is this boastful bovine to do? Run around in blind terror? Plummet off a cliff? Crash into a stream? Check, check, and check. But is all lost? Doubtful. After all, she is cow, hear her MOOOOOOOOO!
Hilarious and heartwarming read-aloud from IRA Childrens Book Award winner
Cuckoo hatches. And all is well. But when his brothers and sisters sing out Too-too-weet! Too-too-weet! Cuckoo instead chirps Cuckoo! and no one can understand him.
When he leaves his nest, Cuckoo still cant find anyone who speaks his language. He tries to communicate with the other animals—coomooing and buckooing and cabooing along the way—but he doesnt sound like anyone else out there! Just when he thinks all is lost, Cuckoo finds an unlikely friend who understands him perfectly.
IRA Childrens Book Award winner Fiona Roberton has created an utterly charming read-aloud about a little bird that will win fans over with his hilarious attempts at communication and determination to go to any length to find a friend.
About the Author
Doreen Cronin is the successful author of many bestselling picture books, including Wiggle; Duck for President; Giggle, Giggle, Quack; Dooby Dooby Moo; and the Caldecott Honor Book Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type. She bounces around in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, Andrew, and their daughters, Julia and Abigail.
Betsy Lewin is the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type and its sequels, Giggle, Giggle, Quack and Duck for President, in addition to a number of other picture books, including So, What's It Like to Be a Cat? and Two eggs, please. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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