E-I-E-I-O How Old MacDonald Got His Farm (with a Little Help From a Hen)
 

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E-I-E-I-O How Old MacDonald Got His Farm (with a Little Help From a Hen)

author: Judy Sierra
illustrator: Matt Myers

Once upon a time, Old MacDonald didnít have a farm. He just had a yard ó a yard he didnít want to mow. But under the direction of the wise (and ecologically sensitive) Little Red Hen, Mac learns to look at the environment in a very different way, and whole new worlds start to bloom with the help of some mud, garbage, horse poop, and worms! Judy Sierraís spirited verse, paired with Matthew Myersís exuberant illustrations, yields a fresh take on a childrenís classic, complete with raised-bed gardens and an organic farmersí marketómaking this a perfect story for armchair gardeners and devoted locavores of all sizes.

The Little Red Hen gives old MacDonald some pointers on composting ó and a legendary farm is born ó in this rhyming, rollicking read-aloud.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$9.99 / $0.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763673390 /  9780763673390
on sale date:
03/2014
type/format:
Picture Books / EBook
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / N/A
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Lifestyles; Nature & The Natural World; Nursery Rhymes;
author’s comments:
Judy Sierra is the author of many books for children, including the best-selling Wild About Books, illustrated by Marc Brown. She is also the author of The Gruesome Guide to World Monsters, illustrated by Henrik Drescher. Judy Sierra lives in Eugene, Oregon.
illustrator’s comments:
Matthew Myers is the illustrator of Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind by Gary Ross as well as many other books for young readers, including Tyrannosaurus Dad by Liz Rosenberg and Clink by Kelly DiPucchio. Matthew Myers lives in Brooklyn.
 
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