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The story takes many charming twists and turns as people from around the world try to help Bill, the farmer, save his ...
The story takes many charming twists and turns as people from around the world try to help Bill, the farmer, save his cow. The difficulty is getting Grady out without hurting her. The many suggestions told to Bill are both outrageous and funny. Finally, a reporter from Denver comes and saves the day with a creative idea and a bucket of grease. The story shows how teamwork combined with a little patience and perseverance can solve even the strangest problems.
Grady's in the Silo takes place in the author's hometown, Yukon, Oklahoma. It is based on a true story that happened in 1949 and is an important part of Yukon folklore. This is a unique tale overflowing with Midwest charm and a rural sensibility.
Una Belle Townsend has been an elementary-school teacher for nearly twenty years. She graduated from East Texas Baptist College and has her master's degree in elementary education. She is the proud mother of two sons and has won several awards for both her children's fiction and her poetry.
Bob Artley has been a respected illustrator for over fifty years. He began his career as an editorial cartoonist with the Des Moines Tribune and then with the Worthington (Minnesota) Daily Globe. Artley has illustrated more than ten books, the latest one being Once Upon a Farm, which is also published by Pelican Publishing Company.
Grady the Hereford cow gets stuck in the silo of Bill and Alyne's farm in Yukon, Oklahoma. Based on an actual event that occurred in 1949.