Sailor Moo by Lisa Wheeler
Cow at Sea

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Synopsis

Moo dreams of becoming a sailor.
Little does she know,
when she sets off toward the sea,
that the first crew she joins
will be composed of cats.
Or that she herself will be hailed
by a shipload of pirate steers
as their captain¹s dairy queen.
It's amoozing where a dream
can take a girl --
a truth which Lisa Wheeler
and Ponder Goembel relish here
in rollicking words
and witty, windblown pictures.
 

About Lisa Wheeler

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Lisa Wheeler's first book was the wonderful Wool Gathering: A Sheep Family Reunion, illustrated by Frank Ansley. She likes puns, "especially bad ones. When you find a good cow pun," she advises, "be sure to milk it for all it's worth." Born in the Allegheny mountains near Pittsburgh, Lisa's greatest adventure has been raising a family in hill-less Brownstown, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
 
Published July 1, 2002 by Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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/ She sniffed the freshness of the grass, / but wished for ocean smells.” Not one to wait, Moo heads to the bay and boards a boat piloted by craggy cats.

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A stint as galley cook to the feline crew of the Cat's Meow is cut short by a storm that tosses Moo "into the brew" where she is quickly rescued by a pair of her cousins, the sea cows, and escorted to a cattle barge.

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