Mrs. Wow Never Wanted a Cow

Illustrated by Steven Salerno
Hardcover
$9.99 US
On sale Jun 27, 2006 | 48 Pages | 978-0-375-83418-9
When a cow unexpectedly shows up on Mrs. Wow’s lawn, her lazy dog and cat think they should teach her their chores, so they can rest. They find out that the cow is no good at catching mice or being a watchdog. But Mrs. Wow knows something the cow can do, and it makes the chores worth it! The funniest rhyming bovine Beginner Book since Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read! Launched by Dr. Seuss in 1957 with the publication of The Cat in the Hat, this beloved early reader series motivates children to read on their own by using simple words with illustrations that give clues to their meaning. Featuring a combination of kid appeal, supportive vocabulary, and bright, cheerful art, Beginner Books will encourage a love of reading in children ages 3–7.
Martha Freeman is the critically acclaimed children's writer  of Stinkbomb Mom, Fourth Grade Weirdo, and The Year My Parents Ruined My Life. View titles by Martha Freeman
STEVEN SALERNO is the author/illustrator of 5 picture books: Coco the CarrotLittle Tumbo, Harry Hungry!, Wild Child, and Tim’s Goodbye. Steven has also illustrated 24 popular picture books for other authors, including, Brothers at Bat (a New York Times Book Review's Notable Picture Book of the Year), The Kid from Diamond, The Fantastic Ferris Wheel, Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates, 19 Girls and Me, Margaret Wise Brown’s The Dirty Little Boy, Mrs. Wow never Wanted a Cow, and The Puppy Princess. Steven’s illustrations also appear in advertising, magazines, product packaging, and retail graphics. A graduate of Parson School of Design in NYC, he lives and works in Manhattan. Visit him at stevensalerno.com View titles by Steven Salerno

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When a cow unexpectedly shows up on Mrs. Wow’s lawn, her lazy dog and cat think they should teach her their chores, so they can rest. They find out that the cow is no good at catching mice or being a watchdog. But Mrs. Wow knows something the cow can do, and it makes the chores worth it! The funniest rhyming bovine Beginner Book since Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read! Launched by Dr. Seuss in 1957 with the publication of The Cat in the Hat, this beloved early reader series motivates children to read on their own by using simple words with illustrations that give clues to their meaning. Featuring a combination of kid appeal, supportive vocabulary, and bright, cheerful art, Beginner Books will encourage a love of reading in children ages 3–7.

Author

Martha Freeman is the critically acclaimed children's writer  of Stinkbomb Mom, Fourth Grade Weirdo, and The Year My Parents Ruined My Life. View titles by Martha Freeman
STEVEN SALERNO is the author/illustrator of 5 picture books: Coco the CarrotLittle Tumbo, Harry Hungry!, Wild Child, and Tim’s Goodbye. Steven has also illustrated 24 popular picture books for other authors, including, Brothers at Bat (a New York Times Book Review's Notable Picture Book of the Year), The Kid from Diamond, The Fantastic Ferris Wheel, Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates, 19 Girls and Me, Margaret Wise Brown’s The Dirty Little Boy, Mrs. Wow never Wanted a Cow, and The Puppy Princess. Steven’s illustrations also appear in advertising, magazines, product packaging, and retail graphics. A graduate of Parson School of Design in NYC, he lives and works in Manhattan. Visit him at stevensalerno.com View titles by Steven Salerno

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