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What a Wonderful Day to Be a Cow

Lesser, Carolyn

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ISBN 10: 0679824308 / ISBN 13: 9780679824305
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 1995
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Book is in excellent condition, clean and sharp with solid binding and crisp pages; some light wear to spine edges but overall looks very nice. Dust jacket also in excellent shape, bright and attractive; some very light wear to corners; overall looks great. All in all a wonderful looking copy. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 024617

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Title: What a Wonderful Day to Be a Cow

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Now in Dragonfly--here is a glowing picture-book celebration of farm life.  

A Time  magazine Top 10 Best Children's Book of the Year

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"This enormously appealing concept book guides readers through the 12 months on a farm. It's also a prose poem, using repeated phrases that even youngest children will quickly echo. What sets it apart from the crowd is the surprisingly fresh language...Mathis enhances this story with evocative paintings, using vibrant colors and interesting perspectives across the mostly double-page spreads...The concluding pages are breathtaking, with their vivid imagery in both word and art. There should be a place in most collections for this treasure."--School Library Journal (starred review)

"What a wonderful way to teach children the months of the year...Lesser and Mathis create an exuberant paean to life."--Kirkus Reviews (pointer review)

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