Who Said Moo?

Who Said Moo?

by Harriet Ziefert, Simms Taback
     
 

This deceptively simple, excitingly illustrated board book is based on a telling theme- that every animal has its own distinct sound. The text is perfectly targeted to the youngest children, who will thoroughly enjoy lifting the flaps and matching the baby animals to their mothers. The sumptuously colorful illustrations are sure to catch the rapt attention of the…  See more details below

Overview

This deceptively simple, excitingly illustrated board book is based on a telling theme- that every animal has its own distinct sound. The text is perfectly targeted to the youngest children, who will thoroughly enjoy lifting the flaps and matching the baby animals to their mothers. The sumptuously colorful illustrations are sure to catch the rapt attention of the smallest child.

Author Biography: Harriet Ziefert is a well-known author who has writtin over one hundred books for children. When she is not writing, she commutes between her homes in Lincoln, Massachusetts and Maplewood, New Jersey. Simms Taback received the 2000 Caldecott Medal for Joseph had a Little Overcoat. In 1998, he was awarded a Caldecott Honor for There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, which he created with Harriet Ziefert. He lives in the Catskill area of upstate New York.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Harriet Ziefert and Caldecott Medalist Simms Taback team up for a pair of lift-the-flap board books. Where Is My Baby? features mamas' search for their little ones, naming them as they go ("Here is my calf," says the cow). In Who Said Moo?, Red Rooster wants to know who answered his morning call ("Someone said moo. Was it you?") and discovers a wide array of animal sounds. (May) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
On this fateful morning when the rooster crowed cock-a-doodle do, someone on the farm answered with a MOO! Red rooster roams the farmyard asking each animal if it made the sound. When kids turn the flap they see the sounds each of the animals make. The end is predictable, but it should get lots of requests for rereading. Bright, humorous illustrations add to the fun.
From the Publisher
Amazon customer review:
"We received this book as a gift, and I started to read it to my son when he was just a few weeks old. Even then this book captivated him because the colors and pictures are so engaging. My son is [now] 10 months, but it's clear that this is still his favorite book — he pulls it off the shelf to look at the pictures and brings it to us to read. Even after reading and re-reading this book for almost a year, the book is still in great condition, we haven't tired of the story yet, and I'm sure we'll be reading it for a long time to come!"

"With its outrageously colorful pictures, repetitive (predictable for baby) text, and lift-the-flap for the punchline design, it's a brilliant baby and toddler book." —Parents magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780694008469
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/15/1996
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
2 - 6 Years

Meet the Author

Harriet Ziefert knows that young children want to get their hands on and lend their voices to beginning books. She has applied this seemingly simple insight to dozens of enduring and engaging board books, many created in partnership with the great Simms Taback. The author lives in South Orange, NJ.

Simms Taback won a Caldecott Honor Award for There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly and the Caldecott Medal for Joseph Had a Little Overcoat. He has also produced award-winning titles for Blue Apple Books, such as Peek-a-Boo, Who? (2006 Scholastic Parent & Child Best Book of the Year) and Simms Taback’s Big Book of Words (2004 Parenting and Child magazines Best Book of the Year, and 2004 Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner).

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