Nadine Bernard Westcott Skip to My Lou

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Skip to My Lou

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When his parents leave a young boy in charge of the farm for a day, chaos erupts as the animals take over the house. Includes the music to Skip to my Lou..

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"Flies in the sugarbowl,
Shoo fly shoo.
Cats in the buttermilk,
Two by two.
Pigs in the parlor,
What'll I do?
Skip to my Lou,
My darling!"

Left to mind the farm while his parents go shopping, a little boy watches helplessly as the barnyard animals take over. Well, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em! Soon he's sharing in the hullabaloo, frolicking with the cows in the kitchen, the sheep in the bathtub, and the roosters in the pantry, helping to make a major mess. In the spirit of Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond's If You Give a Pig a Pancake (the pigs in the parlor are even eating pancakes!), this lively adaptation of the well-loved song is guaranteed to perk up the dullest day. Nadine Bernard Westcott creates a riot of sounds, sights, and giggles for the young and old. As in her other song-to-book adaptations (including Peanut Butter and Jelly and I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly), the lyrics form most of the text, while Westcott's delightfully chaotic watercolors turn the simple song into a hilarious story. The small board book format is ideal for little hands (and teeth). Recommended use: Sing-along! (Baby to preschool) --Emilie Coulter

About the Author:

Mary Ann Hoberman is the author of the critically acclaimed One of Each and the classic A House is a House for Me, which won a National Book Award.

Nadine Bernard Westcott is a well-known and award-winning illustrator of more than 100 picture books.

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