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The Cow Tripped Over the Moon: A Nursery Rhyme Emergency

The Cow Tripped Over the Moon: A Nursery Rhyme Emergency

Illustrated by Joel Stewart


The Cow Tripped Over the Moon: A Nursery Rhyme Emergency

About the Book

Who is that bovine that just fell from a great height? What if the wind rocks the cradle a little too hard? Help, it’s a nursery rhyme emergency!

Here comes the ambulance! It’s on its way.
Who’s had an accident in Storyland today?

Jumping over the moon is fine as long as you don’t trip—and end up needing cow-size bandages. And having a blackbird peck off your nose can leave a person very sore indeed. Led along by bright, humorous illustrations and an energetic rhyming text, little readers will have fun guessing who the next Storyland victim might be, following hints like, “Who could be covered in egg?” and “Who went up and tumbled down?” Look out, here comes the ambulance!

Product Details

On sale: May 12, 2015
Age: 3-7 years
Grade: Preschool - 2
Page count: 32 Pages
ISBN: 9780763674021

Author Bio

Jeanne Willis has written many books for children, including Mommy, Do You Love Me? and Never Too Little to Love, both illustrated by Jan Fearnley. Jeanne Willis lives in London.

Joel Stewart is the illustrator of many acclaimed children’s books, including Red Ted and the Lost Things by Michael Rosen and Tales of Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Naomi Lewis. He lives in London.


Children just graduating from nursery rhymes will find this a hoot.
—Kirkus Reviews

This book could make a nice complement to a nursery rhyme–themed storytime.
—School Library Journal