Cow by Malachy Doyle

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What is it like to be a dairy cow?

Chewing your cud from dawn to dusk. Your long tail swishing from side to side. Resting in the shade of a tree by the river. Being milked in the cool milking parlor. Sleeping under the stars.

What is it like to be a dairy cow? Let's find out....


About Malachy Doyle

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Malachy Doyle is the author of many books for children. He lives with his family in South Wales.
Published March 4, 2002 by Simon & Schuster Children's. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A day in the life of a dairy cow is the centerpiece of this handsome and leisurely paced picture book. From dawn breaking in the dew-moistened meadow to a walk back into the field at dusk, Doyle (

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A departure from the whimsical, Old MacDonald/ Click Clack Moo–style farms typically found in children's stories, this bucolic offering has sure educational value, but it may be realistic to a fault—the monotony of the cow's existence seems unlikely to invite repeat readings.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy - no wonder they called it mad cow disease instead - arrived to cripple the British beef industry.

Apr 14 2008 | Read Full Review of Cow

Your Entertainment Corner

“No I didn’t have it covered and it’s your job to know that if I say I have it covered I don’t have it covered and you cover me.” Right, Selina.

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