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Otis

Otis

by Loren Long Illustrated by Loren Long

The New York Times bestselling author/artist Loren Long creates an unforgettable children's classic.


Otis is a special tractor. He loves his farmer and he loves to work. And he loves the little calf in the next stall, whom he purrs to sleep with his soft motor. In fact, the two become great friends: they play in the fields, leap hay bales, and play ring-around-the-rosy by Mud Pond.


But when Otis is replaced with the big yellow tractor, he is cast away behind the barn, unused, unnoticed . . . until the little calf gets stuck in Mud Pond. Then there is only one tractor — and it's not big or yellow — who can come to the rescue. It is little old Otis who saves his friend. It is Otis who saves the day.


In a wonderful new palette, and in the tradition of classics like Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Story of Ferdinand, Loren Long has crafted an unforgettable new story — and character — celebrating the power of friendship and perseverance.

Ages
3, 4, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - K
Lexile Measure
AD580L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
PRICE, STERN, AND SLOAN PUBLISHERS, INC
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
40

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