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Dear Farmer Brown,
The barn is very cold at night. We'd like some electric blankets.
When he refuses to comply with their demands, the cows take action. Farmer Brown finds another note on the barn door: "Sorry. We're closed. No milk today." Soon the striking cows and Farmer Brown are forced to reach a mutually agreeable compromise, with the help of an impartial party--the duck. But this poor, beleaguered farmer's "atypical" troubles are not over yet!
This hilarious tale will give young rebels-in-the-making a taste of the power of peaceful protest and the satisfaction of cooperative give and take. Witty watercolors by award-winning illustrator Betsy Lewin (Snake Alley Band, Araminta's Paint Box) will make this a favorite for one and all, even if words such as "ultimatum" and "neutral" throw the younger set. (Ages 5 to 8) --Emilie Coulter
Prompt email from seller to inform me of the date of arrival, arrived on time, great quality. Very pleased!Published on July 30 2010 by Jules
It's a funny book. I think it's funny because the cows and the
chickens trick Farmer Brown into giving them electric blankets
with help from the ducks by... Read more
We got this book out of a Cheerios' box during a literacy promotion sponsored by General Mills, and it has become my daughter's favorite. Read morePublished on June 21 2004 by Charity
I like the story because it was funny. My favorite part was when the ducks got the diving board. The ducks typed a letter to Farmer Brown because the pond was quite boring. Read morePublished on Jan. 7 2004
Animals bark moo squeal meow moo. Wait I already said Moo. Who cares? Moo moo moo!!!!! Cluck. Furry animals and scaly animals and giraffes have long necks. Moo again! Read morePublished on Jan. 6 2004 by Eric James
This is the tale of cows that find a typewriter and start issuing their demands to the farmer. The book has a lot of action and though some of the concepts are above the age level... Read morePublished on Dec 7 2003 by britneyxyz
My daughter received this book for her 2nd birthday. She LOVES it! I have read this book over and over again at her request and I still chuckle at the end. Read morePublished on Dec 6 2003
I first came across this book in a class at the college I recently graduated from. At the time we were studying about just war and how to resolve conflicts peacefully and it was... Read morePublished on Nov. 16 2003 by "beebs1044"
I search for books that are simple enough to read to my 18-month-old daughter, yet interesting enough for my husband and I to read over and over again. Read morePublished on Oct. 28 2003 by Lisa Kremer