The cow that laid an egg

by Cutbill, Andy.

Format: Print Book 2008
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Summary

Marjorie is an insecure cow who wishes she had some special talent. She can't ride a bicycle or do handstands like the other cows. Then one morning (thanks to a bunch of scheming chickens and a paintbrush), Marjorie is astonished to discover something extraordinary: shes laid an egg!

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Marjorie the cow feels just plain ordinary. She wishes she could ride bicycles and do handstands like the other cows, so the cunning chickens hatch a plan to help her out. The next morning, there's an almighty commotion in the barnyard; Marjorie has laid an egg. The other cows are convinced it's a trick until Marjorie's egg cracks open and the newly hatched chick bellows   Moo.  This is a great comic take on the Ugly Duckling tale, with double-page spreads in ink, watercolor, and pencil showing comical farm creatures and humans, who are every bit as ridiculous as the animals. The fun is in the details, especially the black Holstein-like patches on Marjorie's egg.--Rochman, Hazel Copyright 2008 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this barnyard trifle, Marjorie the cow feels low because she "can't ride bicycles and do handstands like the other cows." Her pals the chickens put their heads together, and a miracle occurs. The Holstein finds a small black-and-white spotted egg in her stall and proudly takes credit for it. Paparazzi flock to the farm, yet Marjorie's fellow heifers suspect the "crafty chickens." Readers have reason to believe the cows when "a small, brown, feathery bundle" emerges-that is, until the hatchling says, "Moooo!" Cutbill (the Albie books) provides a silly surprise with this punch line, the high point in a studiously whimsical book. Ayto (The Witch's Children), working in pen-and-ink and watercolor with paper collage to match Cutbill's determined nuttiness, depicts Marjorie as a doting, bipedal type, with heavy lashes surrounding her doleful blue eyes and a flower tucked behind her ear. A few spreads show panache, as in a view of the chickens in their stacked roosts that looks like a spread of comic-book panels, but there's not much to pull kids back for seconds after the single joke has been delivered. Ages 4-8. (Feb.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Cows -- Juvenile fiction.
Cows -- Fiction.
Publisher New York, NY :HarperCollins,2008
Edition 1st American ed.
Contributors Ayto, Russell.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9780061372957 :
0061372951 :
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