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Big Red Barn

Big Red Barn

by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by Felicia Bond

By the big red barn
In the great green field,
There was a pink pig who was learning to squeal.

So begins the joyous portrait of a day on a busy farm, where the horses, sheep, geese, goats, field mice, chickens, and cows seem to have the run of the place — together with plenty of noisy offspring.

But in this story the children are away
Only the animals are here today.


And just look how much excitement the children are missing!

This storybook classic by Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, has been newly illustrated by favorite artist Felicia Bond. The exuberant, full-color pictures are a loving accompaniment to the melodic text, and reward curious readers, who are sure to discover amusing new details each time they open the book.

Praise for Big Red Barn

"The bright colors will attract young readers." — School Library Journal

Ages
7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.9
Lexile Measure
640L
DRA
14
Guided Reading
H
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Book Type
Easy Concept Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author and Illustrator

Margaret Wise Brown
Felicia Bond

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