|It's another cacophonous morning on the farm. From pasture to hayloft, cows moo, kittens mew, hens cluck, and pigs muck. As energetic text filled with rhyming barnyard noises invite young readers to chime in. This exuberant picture book, created with distinctive handmade-paper illustrations, bursts with color, texture, and playful sounds.|
From the Publisher:
Cows moo and hens cluck through another cacaphonous morning on the farm, while Goose "hides" on every spread in this colorful rhyming sound book. By the author of
Denise Fleming's career as an artist began when she was in the third grade and one of her paintings was reproduced on the cover of a magazine for teachers. Her career in children's publishing began in 1984 when she illustrated Alice Low's ALL THROUGH THE TOWN. The first book she both wrote and illustrated was 1991's IN THE TALL, TALL GRASS. Many of Fleming's picture book illustrations are "pulp paintings" which are created by forcing colored cotton pulp through hand-cut stencils. Her 1993 work IN THE SMALL, SMALL POND was named a Caldecott Honor Book.