The Cow in the House

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Bothered by his noisy house, a man goes to a wise man for advice. But the advice in this funny and easy-to-read version of the classic Jewish tale isn't exactly what you'd expect.

Bothered by his noisy house, a man goes to a wise man for advice.

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Overview

Bothered by his noisy house, a man goes to a wise man for advice. But the advice in this funny and easy-to-read version of the classic Jewish tale isn't exactly what you'd expect.

Bothered by his noisy house, a man goes to a wise man for advice.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Trina Heidt
" Once upon a time a man lived in a noisy house", or so he thought. The man, who thinks his creaky, squeaky, leaky house is just too noisy, seeks the advice of the wisest man in town and is shocked by his advice but desperate enough to try anything. Readers will find that they, as well as the man, have much to learn about what real noise is as they follow him in his crazy quest for a quiet house. Simple repetitive text and a predictable story line make this an excellent choice for blossoming young readers. A Viking "Easy-to-Read Classic" -Level 1.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140383492
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Series: Penguin Young Readers Level 2 Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 159,445
  • Age range: 3 - 5 Years
  • Lexile: 60L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Harriet Ziefert
Harriet Ziefert has been making magic with words for many years. She is the author of over 200 books for young readers. A mother of two and grandmother of five, she lives in South Orange, New Jersey.

Liz Murphy was born and raised in England and attended the Kingston Art College, where she majored in graphic design. She currently lives with her husband and two sons in Montclair, New Jersey. Liz has illustrated four other picture books for Blue Apple.

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