John forgets to shut the gate on his walk through the farm with humorous results.
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PreSchool-K-- When John, a farm boy, goes for a walk, his mother reminds him to shut the gates so that the animals don't get out, but he pays no heed. He stops in the last field, eats a candy bar, and throws the paper on the ground, "something he should never do . " When he gets home, all the animals are there, and his father is furious. As punishment, John must put them back (but doesn't pick up the wrapper), and he "never forgot to shut the gates again." This didactic story is simple enough for two-year-olds, although John appears to be a preadolescent, right down to his Walkman. The watercolor and ink cartoons are bright and appealing, but the one of John dragging an angry bull into a field by his nose ring gives one pause. Lightweight fare despite its heavyhanded message. --JoAnn Rees, Sunnyvale Public Library, CA
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Book Description Blackie Children's Books, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11021692782X
Book Description Blackie Children's Books, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. S. Rayner (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M021692782X