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Publisher Comments:

Bee's friend Cow is stuck in a fence and asks for his help. Bee cannot help cow by himself so he decides to get the word out to as many farmyard friends as possible. But when he tells Frog about Cow's predicament and asks him to "Pass it on!", the message that gets passed to Pig is: "Cow put duck in a tent!" From there, the message morphs into the tent falling on a woodchuck, cow having good luck, a penny, some money, some honey, etc. In the end, understanding dawns, Cow is dis-lodged, and he and Bee thank their friends with fresh milk and honey.

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"When Cow gets stuck in a fence, Bee springs into action: 'Bee buzz-buzzed to Frog's pad and said: ‘Cow is stuck in the fence. Pass it on!' ' As the message travels, however, it gets mangled beyond recognition. 'Cow has money. Pass it on!' shouts wide-eyed Kitten to Mouse, who's hanging out in the cupboard with the canned veggies and tuna. As befits the vintage nature of the game of telephone, Slack's (Monkey Truck) artwork conjures images of early Golden Books like The Little Red Hen and The Poky Little Puppy. Frog, sitting on a lavender mushroom playing with a yoyo, has appendages reminiscent of a 1950s atomic starburst design; bright blue Goose strums a guitar in a finale that has the animals celebrating Cow's eventual rescue with a milk-and- honey party in the barn. Sadler (the P.J. Funnybunny series) writes economically while maintaining a sense of both urgency and comedy, the latter surfacing in speech-bubble asides, as well as the catapult-to-the-butt that eventually frees Cow. Ages 4 — up. Agent: Lori Nowicki, Painted Words. (June)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Synopsis:

A favorite childhood staple--the "telephone" game--makes for a mixed-up message misadventure. Kids will recognize a favorite game ("telephone") in which a passed-along phrase gets hopelessly and hilariously garbled. Funny situations, characters, and mishaps bring on the giggles and also convey how we sometimes hear things as we want them to be. Finally, with all its silliness and mayhem, this is also a nice portrait of a community pulling together to help one of their own get un-stuck!

About the Author

Marilyn Stadler earned a degree in art but quickly discovered that writing was her true and most satisfying calling. She has since author over a dozen children's books, including several leveled readers for Random House and picture books for Golden Books. The author lives in Cincinnati, OH.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781609051884
Author:
Sadler, Marilyn
Publisher:
Blue Apple Books
Author:
Slack, Michael
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9 x 9 in 13.5 oz
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

Related Subjects

» Arts and Entertainment » Photography » Technique
» Children's » Animals » Cows
» Children's » Animals » Insects, Spiders, etc.
» Children's » Humor

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Product details 40 pages Blue Apple Books - English 9781609051884 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "When Cow gets stuck in a fence, Bee springs into action: 'Bee buzz-buzzed to Frog's pad and said: ‘Cow is stuck in the fence. Pass it on!' ' As the message travels, however, it gets mangled beyond recognition. 'Cow has money. Pass it on!' shouts wide-eyed Kitten to Mouse, who's hanging out in the cupboard with the canned veggies and tuna. As befits the vintage nature of the game of telephone, Slack's (Monkey Truck) artwork conjures images of early Golden Books like The Little Red Hen and The Poky Little Puppy. Frog, sitting on a lavender mushroom playing with a yoyo, has appendages reminiscent of a 1950s atomic starburst design; bright blue Goose strums a guitar in a finale that has the animals celebrating Cow's eventual rescue with a milk-and- honey party in the barn. Sadler (the P.J. Funnybunny series) writes economically while maintaining a sense of both urgency and comedy, the latter surfacing in speech-bubble asides, as well as the catapult-to-the-butt that eventually frees Cow. Ages 4 — up. Agent: Lori Nowicki, Painted Words. (June)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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A favorite childhood staple--the "telephone" game--makes for a mixed-up message misadventure. Kids will recognize a favorite game ("telephone") in which a passed-along phrase gets hopelessly and hilariously garbled. Funny situations, characters, and mishaps bring on the giggles and also convey how we sometimes hear things as we want them to be. Finally, with all its silliness and mayhem, this is also a nice portrait of a community pulling together to help one of their own get un-stuck!
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