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Thump, Quack, Moo

Thump, Quack, Moo

by Doreen Cronin Illustrated by Betsy Lewin

From the creators of the award-winning Click, Clack, Moo comes a popular new story about Farmer Brown and his barnyard full of unruly animals. This time, Farmer Brown is preparing for the annual Corn Maze Festival, and he uses sneaky tactics to convince the animals to help. Only Duck refuses to lend a wing, until the farmer threatens to withhold his favorite food. Then, while Duck seems to be helping, he's really getting his secret revenge, which is revealed in the final hilarious open-out illustration.

Short sentences in large type make this laugh-out-loud story perfect for new readers, and the occasional new vocabulary words will challenge them just enough. Lewin's bold, comical illustrations will delight readers and listeners, who will recognize themselves in the willful but charming animals.

Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.3
Lexile Measure
590L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Doreen Cronin Doreen Cronin was a practicing attorney in Manhattan when her first book Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type became a publishing success.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Betsy Lewin Betsy Lewin is the author of books for young children who are beginning readers.

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