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The cow on the roof

Author: Eric Maddern; Paul Hess
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shon begins to feel like he does all the hard work out in the fields, so he and his wife, Sian, switch jobs for the day, in this story based on an English folktale.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Fiction
Children's stories
Folklore
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Maddern; Paul Hess
ISBN: 1845073746 9781845073749 9781845075910 1845075919
OCLC Number: 223928172
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
Responsibility: Eric Maddern ; illustrated by Paul Hess.

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Shon gets a surprise when he swaps roles with his wife Sian for a day. A well-known European folk tale with a count-your-blessings theme!  Read more...

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The events in this story are comical, and the repetition of the phrase "gone is gone" teaches a lesson in itself as one thing after another goes wrong. Children will listen in suspense as they try to Read more...

 
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