Old Macdonald Had A Woodshop by Lisa Shulman

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With a zztt zztt here, and a zztt zztt there,
here a zztt, there a zztt, everywhere a zztt zztt!

Together with the other farm animals, Old MacDonald is building a surprise for the babies on the farm. Saw, drill, chisel, file, screwdriver, paintbrush are operated by cat, goat, chicken, pig, cow and dog. With a swish swash here and a swish swash there, and a whole lot of other sounds, there's a miniature toy farm being made-just for the baby animals. A twist on the familiar nursery song, this is sure to be a hit with any kid who loves tools or loves to sing.
 

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Lisa Shulman lives in northern California. Sarah Massini lives in England. Ashley Wolff is the author/illustrator of more than sixty boAshley Wolff is the author/illustrator of more than sixty books for children, including Block City" by Robert Louis Stevoks for children, including Block City" by Robert Louis Stevenson, Baby Beluga" by Raffi, the modern-classic Miss Binderenson, Baby Beluga" by Raffi, the modern-classic Miss Bindergarten series by Joseph Slate, and her own Stella and Roy" agarten series by Joseph Slate, and her own Stella and Roy" and Stella and Roy Go Camping". She lives in San Francisco wind Stella and Roy Go Camping". She lives in San Francisco with her husband and their border collie, Lucy. Visit her at Ath her husband and their border collie, Lucy. Visit her at AshleyWolff.com. shleyWolff.com.
 
Published September 30, 2002 by Putnam Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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"This fun twist on a familiar song envisions Old MacDonald as a bespectacled sheep who's busy building something 'in her shop.' Preschoolers will want to join in the bouncy cadences and alliterative sounds," wrote PW , "while Wolff's bright illustrations drop subtle hints to the project in proce...

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One by one her animal friends and neighbors drop by and take up various tools—a hammer ("with a tap tap here/ and a tap tap there"), a file ("with a scritch scratch here/ and a scritch scratch there") and so on—and join in on the project.

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