When the rooster wakes up with laryngitis, he must quickly think of how to awaken the farm animals. Maybe the cow can take his place. The cow tries “Mock-a-moodle-moo!” “Sock-a-noodle-moo!” And finally, “Cock-a-doodle-MOO!” And the ducks, the pigs, and the other farm animals wake up with a laugh! “Lots of fun for little ones, individually or in groups.”--Booklist
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BERNARD MOST has written and illustrated many popular children's books, including The Cow That Went OINK, If the Dinosaurs Came Back, How Big Were the Dinosaurs?, Whatever Happened to the Dinosaurs?, and Where to Look for a Dinosaur. He lives in New York.Review:
PreSchool-When a rooster tries to wake up everyone on the farm, he finds he has lost his voice and can only whisper. Pigs, cows, ducks, and the farmer sleep on, until the cow offers to help. When she finally masters a "COCK-A-DOODLE-MOO," everyone awakens with a laugh. This is such a jolly way to start the day that the cow teaches the rooster "COCK-A-DOODLE-MOO" as well. Bold cartoon illustrations in colored markers carry out the cheery mood of this pleasing story. Sally R. Dow, Ossining Public Library, NY (School Library Journal )
Ages 3^-6. When the rooster loses his voice and can only give a tiny cock-a-doodle-do, all the farm animals and even the farmer sleep on. At last, the cow opens her eyes and sees the rooster's predicament. The two team up, but it takes a while to work out the wrinkles of their collaboration. The cow tries yelling "mock-a-moodle-mood and "sock-a-noodle-noo," and finally, under the insistent rooster's tutelage, comes out with "cock-a-doodle-moo." That's close enough to wake up the farm with a laugh. In a nice twist, once the rooster gets his voice back, he and the cow continue working the a.m. shift, with the rooster providing the cock-a-doodles and the cow the moos. Most knows what kids like, and that's as true here as in his many other books for children. Both text and art are full of clever details. Children will especially enjoy all the brightly colored creatures and the way the animals' sounds are delivered in cartoon-style balloons. Lots of fun for little ones, individually or in groups. (Booklist - Ilene Cooper )
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