Product Code: 92995
Binding Information: Paperback
Ages: 4 - 7
Availability: In stock
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Thump, creaak, clink-clunk . . . MOOOOO!
Mr. and Mrs. Noodleman don't know what to do. They've left city life behind and moved to the country with hopes of being farmers. But their dreams turn grim when nightly visits from Boo Cow scare the Noodlemans' hens so much, they won't lay any eggs! These first-time farmers are at a loss. Why is Boo Cow haunting them, and how can they banish this ghostly bovine visitor?
Baehr's fun and accessible text make this book a great read-aloud. With unexpected twists and turns, Boo Cow keeps readers guessing as they attempt to solve the mystery on the Noodlemans' farm.
This book is good for your brain because it provides:
Great read-aloud, encourages audience participation, promotes the importance of learning about others before we judge them
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Washington Parent - October 1, 2011Mr. and Mrs. Noodleman move into a dilapidated farm house and fix up the chicken coop, but a ghostly cow soon haunts their hens. Day after day, the Noodlemans check the nests, but no eggs are forthcoming. Is the spectral bovine scaring the chickens? What exactly does she want? In this playful narrative—part ghost story, part mystery—the Noodlemans, with the help of Boo Cow, track down the real culprit. The ending finds the husband and wife dining on eggs benedict and enjoying regular visits from their friendly bovine ghost. Margot Apple’s illustrations of expressive animals perfectly complement the gently humorous tone of Patricia Baehr’s story.
Kutztown University Spring Book Review - March 26, 2012Mr. and Mrs. Noodleman had always dreamed of being farmers. After years of saving they could finally buy their own farm. They fix up the barn and buy 552 chickens. They are up to their eyeballs in eggs in the morning. When the next morning comes there are no eggs! They find out that their barn is haunted by Boo Cow each night; can the Noodlemans figure out a way to send away this ghostly cow or will an unexpected twist of events lead them somewhere else? Boo Cow is a great book to promote interaction among children and it will keep them guessing until the end.