Daisy Dawson on the Farm
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Daisy Dawson on the Farm

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by Steve Voake, Jessica Meserve
     
 

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It's a barnyard full of fun and mischief as Daisy Dawson and her animal friends star in their newest story — a perfect read for a hot summer day.

The weather is hot, hot, hot, and the farm animals are getting grumpyThe pigs are arguing with the chickens, and the ducks and newts are sad because their pond has dried up. Where will the water animals

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It's a barnyard full of fun and mischief as Daisy Dawson and her animal friends star in their newest story — a perfect read for a hot summer day.

The weather is hot, hot, hot, and the farm animals are getting grumpyThe pigs are arguing with the chickens, and the ducks and newts are sad because their pond has dried up. Where will the water animals live? Luckily, they have the help of Daisy Dawson and her old pals — Boom the farm dog, Conker and Hazel the young squirrels — plus a crowd of farm animals and a group of water voles. But it may take the elegant and snooty cat Trixie to make the rain fall at last. Warm up to another adventure featuring Daisy Dawson, the ordinary girl with an extraordinary gift: she can talk to and understand animals!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Sarah Maury Swan
Daisy Dawson may look like an ordinary girl, but she has the amazing ability to talk with animals. In this, the fifth installment of her adventures, Daisy is visiting a farm where she is asked by the animals to make it rain. The drought is so bad the duck pond is all dried up. Always one to help if she can, Daisy tries to make it rain. The squirrels suggest the river voles soak up water in their fur, which Daisy and the animals then squeeze into the pond. Hardly even wets on corner. Then they remember that it seems to always rain when they do not want it to. Like at a picnic or on a parade. So they hold a "Farm Day," which is lots of fun, but brings not a drop of rain. When Trixie, the cat, shows up to shoo the other animals out of the barn yard, she explains the cats are holding their annual meeting—which they have been planning for a whole year. Daisy starts to smile. This ought to do the trick and get the rain to start. Sure enough, the clouds gather and soon the rain plummets down, making all but the cats very happy. This is a happy story guaranteed to keep the reader smiling, if not giggling. Reviewer: Sarah Maury Swan

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763663407
Publisher:
Candlewick Press
Publication date:
04/23/2013
Series:
Daisy Dawson Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
185,479
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
670L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Steve Voake is the author of the Daisy Dawson series as well as Hooey Higgins and the Shark. Steve Voake lives in England.

Jessica Meserve is the illustrator of all the Daisy Dawson books. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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