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When the cows got loose

by Weis, Carol.

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 11 Libraries 12 of 14 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB WEIS Carol
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CLP - Carrick Children's Picture Books qj Fic Weis, Ca
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Picture Books qj Fic Weis, Ca
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CLP - Homewood Children's Picture Books qj Fic Weis, Ca
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books qj Fic Weis, Ca
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Closed Stack Area qj Fic Weis, Ca
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CLP - Sheraden Children's Picture Books qj Fic Weis, Ca
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CLP - West End Children's Picture Books qj Fic Weis, Ca
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CLP - Woods Run Children's Picture Books qj Fic Weis, Ca
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Carnegie Library of Homestead Juvenile Picture Book J PIC Weis
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Fiction E FIC WEI
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Western Allegheny Community Library Picture Book JP PIC WEIS
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Picture Books IN TRANSIT
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Picture Books CHECKED OUT
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Summary
While Ida Mae's busy daydreaming 'bout how to get famous, her twenty-six cows are busy flying the coop. Now it's up to Ida Mae and her trusty dog Calliope, to rustle up that herd of loitering livestock. 'Cause it's the only after each of those cavorting cows is corralled that Ida Mae can finally get back to the task at hand -- making her own dreams come true.

Carol Weis makes a stellar debut as she joins New York Times bestselling artist Ard Hoyt in a lively tale where one determined girl tracks down twenty-six bovines and discovers the answer to her dreams right outside her own back door.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "PreS-Gr. 2. Wild, nostalgic illustrations steal the show in this circus tall tale about exceptionally talented cows. When a family of big-top performers' eccentric cow herd is on the loose, it's young Ida Mae's job to perform the roundup. Each spread gleefully reveals that the cows have picked up plenty of tricks from their owners. Some are found juggling cabbages; one balances atop a stack of chairs; others gracefully perform a synchronized swimming routine in a nearby mansion's pool. Ida Mae narrates in a droll, colloquial voice (This is gooder 'n grits! ), and the tension between what her words leave out and what the pictures show makes most of the fun. The phrase Ma was out back choppin' a load of wood, for example, is matched with an image of Ma, in evening gown and gloves, wielding multiple axes with the expertise of a knife thrower to whittle down a tree stump. This may be more situation than story, but the expressive mixed-media images, reminiscent of David Small's work, will easily draw interest, giggles, and requests for repeated viewings. For another look at misbehaving bovines, see Suzy Becker's Manny's Cows,\b reviewed on p.80. --Gillian Engberg Copyright 2006 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Cows -- Juvenile fiction.
Cows -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,2006
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Hoyt, Ard.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
ISBN 0689851669 :
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