Prudence looks like a full-time cowshe wanders through pastures, she swats flies, and she lines up for supper. But Prudence is a part-time cowshe is also a scientist, an architect, and an inventor, studying and building and dreaming and creating. To the other cows in the herd, Prudence is a bit too part-time. She's just too different to be part of the herd. At first Prudence tries to fit in, suppressing all her scientific smarts and imaginative inventing. But in a moment of inspirationCow Power!Prudence realizes how to show the others that she can be a part-time cow and a full-time member of the herd. Funny and sweet, this is a story for anyone who's ever felt a bit different.
|Publisher:||Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Jody Jensen Shaffer has written many books for children, on everything from ninja warriors to celebrities to grizzlies, including The Way the Cookie Crumbled and Victoria Justice: Television's It Girl. Jody once received a bicycle for winning a haiku contest. She lives in Missouri with her husband and children.
Stephanie Laberis is an illustrator and character designer who specializes in creating art for animation, children's publications, and toys. Her books include Merry and Mythical Stickers and the Animal Inn series. She lives in San Francisco.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Prudence may be a cow, but her true passion lies in science, architecture, and engineering. She wants to be a true member of the herd, but the other cows just don't understand her. Prudence goes out of her way to try to fit in, but her love of all things STEM make it hard for her to keep quiet. Young readers who have ever felt different will certainly relate to this lovable character. This is sure to be a read aloud favorite!