The Cow Who Clucked

by Denise Fleming

Cow wakes up one morning to find she has lost her moo. Instead, she clucks! She spends... read more

Cow wakes up one morning to find she has lost her moo. Instead, she clucks! She spends the rest of the day searching farm and field for her moo, but each animal she passes greets her with its usual sound. Only as the day is drawing to a close does she run into hen. “ 'Moo, moo,’ said Hen. 'Hen!’ cried Cow. 'It is you who has my moo!’ ” Young children will delight in the silliness of this noisy story from author/illustrator Denise Fleming. Her dazzling illustrations include swirly-starred, Van Gogh-inspired endpapers, a resplendent sunrise at the story’s beginning, and the burnished hues of the setting sun as day draws to a close. In addition to the appealing parade of animals that she encounters, the clucking cow is accompanied by a brood of young chicks throughout the day. (Ages 2–5)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2007

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