What S Fun Than A Clowder Of Cats, A Rafter Of Turkeys, A Swarm Of Bees, Or A Pack Of Dogs Herd Of Cows Flock Of Sheep The Latest Word Play From The Kind Of Language Arts Picture Books, Rick Walton.After Bringing In His Corn, Potatoes, Beans, And Tomatoes, Farmer Bob Decides To Settle Down For A Good Night S Rest While He Snoozes Away, The River Rises High Enough To Set His Bed Afloat Down The River This Sends The Animals Into A Panic A Drove Of Pigs Outlines A Plan, A Colony Of Beavers Races To Chew Down Trees, A School Of Fish Tries To Create A Dam, And So Forth Will Farmer Bob Be Rescued By A Nest Of Snakes And A Herd Of Horses It S A Barnyard Adventure That Will Leave Bands Of Children Begging For. Written by Rick Walton, illustrated by Julie Olson Published by Gibbs Smith, copyright 2002.Grade Level 1st 2ndWhen the farmer finally gets time to rest in his comfy bed, a tremendous rain comes and floods his house His bed gets lifted up by the water and sent down a river The animals keep trying to warn the farmer and wake him up, but he has his sleeping cap on so he can t see He keeps telling the animals to be quiet, he needs his sleep The animals come up with many plans to save him, but they keep falling through Can the animals save the farmer This is a cute story filled with many types of animals and bug
When the farmer s house is flooded, he floats down the river in his bed, desperate for a little sleep Little does he know, he is floating straight towards a waterfall Along the way, various animals attempt to wake him up and warn him, but the farmer, still wearing his sleep mask and thinking he is still at home, only tells them to be quiet and leave him alone The rollicking, repetitive, rhyming text of the book draw kids in, but its inspired illustrations do not con
- Herd of Cows! Flock of Sheep!
- Rick Walton
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