Member Blogs > Journey of a BooksellerThe Fed-up Cow by Peta Lemon (Goodreads Author), Maria Todoric (Illustrator)

  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 09:50:00    Permalink
    This is a very charming children's picture book.  The author was inspired by a bored looking cow in a field.  The story it inspired is cute and funny and makes a great read for young ones.

    The author shared a copy of the book with me for review (thank you).  You can purchase a copy now.

    Hilda is bored.  There's nothing to do but chew her cud and wait for another day to go by.  As she watches the other farm animals, she's sure that they are having a better time.  Look at all the sheep.  They even get shorn each year and that's exciting.  Suddenly she's got a great idea.  She'll disguise herself as a sheep.

    Even wearing a big white wig doesn't change who she is.  So she decides to be a pig next.  Painting herself pink, she joins them.  It doesn't work out well.  Next she sticks on some chicken feathers but it's cramped in the cage.  Then she comes up with the best idea yet...

    It's like a lesson in life.  You are what you are but you can't change it.  You can become better at it, though, and that's what Hilda found out.

    The illustrations are whimsical and will make you smile.  Why not sure this with your little ones and make them laugh? 

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