Are You a Cow? (Board Books)

By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
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Description


Embrace identity with this brand-new board book from the beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton!

Are you a COW?
Are you a DOG?
Are you a DUCK?
Are you a FROG?
     A clever chicken narrates a playful inquiry in this charming and hilarious story perfect for Boynton fans new and old. As readers answer the chicken’s questions, they’ll gain animal recognition skills as well as an important understanding: No matter who we are, it’s great to just be ourselves.
     From the author and illustrator of such bestselling classics as Moo, Baa, La La La! and A to Z, this cheerful, witty board book is sure to delight children and parents alike with Sandra Boynton’s trademark sense of humor.

About the Author


Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, writer, and songwriter. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over forty children's books and seven general audience books, including four "New York Times" bestsellers. More than 60 million of her books have been sold--"mostly to friends and family," she says. She has also written and produced five albums of award-winning children's music. Three of her albums have been certified Gold, and "Philadelphia Chickens", nominated for a Grammy, has gone Platinum. She lives with her family on a farm in New England.

Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, writer, and songwriter. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over forty children's books and seven general audience books, including four "New York Times" bestsellers. More than 60 million of her books have been sold--"mostly to friends and family," she says. She has also written and produced five albums of award-winning children's music. Three of her albums have been certified Gold, and "Philadelphia Chickens", nominated for a Grammy, has gone Platinum. She lives with her family on a farm in New England.

Praise For…


ARE YOU A COW? [STARRED REVIEW!]

Author: Boynton, Sandra

Illustrator: Boynton, Sandra


Review Issue Date: July 1, 2012

Online Publish Date: June 13, 2012

Publisher:Little Simon/Simon & Schuster

Pages: 16

Price ( Hardcover ): $5.99

Publication Date: May 1, 2012

ISBN ( Hardcover ): 978-1-4424-1733-5

Category: Picture Books

Classification: Board Books


A bossy chicken demands that listeners introduce themselves.

A question-and-answer format challenges the toddling audience to identify with various animals. The energetic interrogation opposes questions in conventionally sized type and answers in a teeny-tiny font. “Are you a cow?” “No.” The pattern breaks when hippos lumber into view. “You are not a HIPPO. / You are small. They are big.” A perpetually grinning bear and upside-down chicken prompt negative reactions, and then a penguin appears. “Are you a penguin? You're not? But wait! / You must be YOU! Now isn't that great!” This exuberant call-and-response and mostly repetitive format keep the pages turning with brio. The wacky characters dominate each page with puzzled, endearing expressions, and cross-eyed stares add a further dollop of humor. Boynton has perfected the art of creating developmentally appropriate books for babies that keep their parents engaged too, and this is no exception.

Tots will be thrilled at the chance to use one of their favorite two-letter words (“no!”) over and over again. (Board book. 1-3)
Kirkus Reviews, July 1, 2012 *STARRED

Product Details
ISBN: 9781442417335
ISBN-10: 1442417331
Publisher: Little Simon
Publication Date: May 1st, 2012
Pages: 16
Language: English