Meow Said the Cow by Emma Dodd

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A hilarious send-up of animal sounds!

It's a noisy morning in the barnyard: roosters crowing, cows mooing, mice squeaking! And the farmer's cat has had enough. With a flick of his tail, the cat casts a spell and the barnyard is turned upside-down. The chickens are oinking, the sheep are barking, and the sheepdog can only let out a confused "Baa?" It's not long before the animals figure out who's to blame...

Emma Dodd's bright, bold illustrations bring this farm full of very confused animals to life, and her hilarious rhyming text is sure to send young readers giggling (and mooing, and cock-a-doodle-dooing!).
 

About Emma Dodd

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EMMA DODD has illustrated many books for children, including What Pet to Get? and the Dot and Dash series. She lives in Surrey, England, with her family.
 
Published May 1, 2011 by Arthur A. Levine Books. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Endpapers feature the monotone silhouette of a farm before dawn, and on the first spread of the story, readers see cat comfortably curled and sleeping.

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When an orange cat gets fed up with the noise on the farm, the emerald-eyed grump proves that he's more of a "familiar" than an ordinary barn cat: "for he loved casting spells and doing magic."

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