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Publisher Comments:

By the big red barn
In the great green field,
There was a pink pig
Who was learning to squeal.

There were horses and sheep and goats and geese — and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn. In joyous and exuberant

Pictures, Felicia Bond lovingly evokes Margaret Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps.

There were horses and sheep and goats and geese — and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn. In joyous and exuberant pictures, Felicia Bond lovingly evokes Margarett Wise Brown's simple, rhythmic text about the cycle of a day on a farm, where a family of animals peacefully plays and sleeps.

"Brown's melodic text is beguiling, while its subject'the big red barn that houses a menagerie of animals and their offspring'will have instant appeal to young children. Bond's newly added drawings have a simplicity that suits the story [about the cycle of a day on a farm]. A welcome reprise." 'BL.

Synopsis:

"Brown's melodic text is beguiling, while its subject--the big red barn that houses a menagerie of animals and their offspring--will have instant appeal to young children. Bond's newly added drawings have a simplicity that suits the story (about the cycle of a day on a farm). A welcome reprise".--Booklist. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, is one of the best-selling children's book authors of all time. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes gave a new and enduring dimension to picture-book writing. Another Important Book is the companion to her classic picture book The Important Book, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard and first published in 1949.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060207489
ill.:
Bond, Felicia
Author:
Bond, Felicia
Author:
Brown, Margaret Wise
Author:
by Margaret Wise Brown and Felicia Bond
Author:
Bond, Felicia
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals - Farm Animals
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Farm life
Subject:
Domestic animals
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Pictures, illustrations, etc.
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life & Ranch Life
Subject:
Farms
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19890404
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from PreS to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.02x8.46x.36 in. .73 lbs.
Age Level:
to 6

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Product details 32 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780060207489 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Brown's melodic text is beguiling, while its subject--the big red barn that houses a menagerie of animals and their offspring--will have instant appeal to young children. Bond's newly added drawings have a simplicity that suits the story (about the cycle of a day on a farm). A welcome reprise".--Booklist. Full-color illustrations.

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