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Moo!

LaRochelle, David

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Moo!
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When Cow gets her hooves on the farmer's car, she takes it for a wild ride through the country.
Publisher: New York :, Walker Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Bloomsbury,, 2013
ISBN: 9780802734099
080273409X
9780802734105
0802734103
Branch Call Number: J PIC L
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Wohnoutka, Mike Illustrator

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It's rare that you find a picture book where the children's librarians reading the book for the first time start laughing out loud but that's what you get with Moo. The concept is simple: Cow plus car = ruh-roh. There's a reason we don't provide our Holsteins with driver's licenses. Practicall... Read More »


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Nov 17, 2014
  • Rachiecakes rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

SO good! With only the word "Moo" the reader gets to play with tone and inflection to interpret the meaning of the story.
This would be great to give an early reader to boost their confidence to read - and to be silly and work on their story telling skills.
Also, I am taking this on my next library storytime outreach!
Moooo!

Aug 08, 2014
  • MariePat rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Loved this picture book! It has only one word Moo! but it conveys so much emotion. Can be read aloud in a storytime, but the Moo sounds need to be emphasized. Fun story!

May 19, 2014
  • forbesrachel rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Moo! (translation...Fantastic!) With a single word, this cow is able to express a huge variety of colours and meanings: peacefulness, curiosity, fear, and sulking are some. Both the pictures and the changing typography of the word convey the joy, and then the trouble this cow gets into when one day she drives off in the farmer's car. Lesson. Don't leave a car within a cow's reach. It will get wrecked, and there will be a policeman involved. The layout and angles act like a camera, changing from long shots to close-ups, as well as giving a dynamic over the shoulder look, and even a dropping-off-the-edge-of-a-cliff look to perfectly portray the story. Brilliant colours, especially in the background, assist in giving definition to the atmosphere that the one word is trying to get across. Moo! is hilarious, and yet it has a subtle level of sophistication that allows parents to enjoy it as well. With just one word, it is essential for this title to be read out loud, and with many funny voices; perfect for storytime.

Mar 04, 2014
  • ElizF rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The perfect story time book! Both kids and parents loved this story. With the different uses of the word "moo" it also can be used to teach voice and reading with expression.

Take one cow, one car, and one word: moo! Follow the adventures of a cow who steals the farmer’s car for sale and goes for a wild ride. Watch as the word “moo” changes directions and size; a quintessential book for Noticing Print All Around.

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