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Cow in Apple Time

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Cow in Apple Time

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Cow in Apple Time by Robert Frost
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This work is intended for children aged 4-8 years. This short poem, written in 1914 by beloved American poet Robert Frost, is a humorous ode to a headstrong Holstein who crashes through a stone wall into the apple orchard of a New England farm. Gorging delightedly on the fallen fruit, she drools and bellows impressively in the funny illustrations that eventually reveal an aftermath that is not so happy as the fruit ferments in her stomach and she can't give milk. Drawing on his real-life experiences as a farmer, Frost tells his tale in perfect rhyme and with a rhythmic syncopation in the style of early jazz. Amusing and playful, the illustrations present a perfect pairing of word and picture.

Table of Contents

Robert Frost was born in San Francisco in 1874 and moved to New England as a boy. Four of his volumes of poetry were awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Dean Yeagle is an award-winning artist, designer, director, and animator whose clients include Walt Disney Productions, Warner Brothers, and Jim Henson Associates. He lives in Westchester County, New York.
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2005
Author
Contributor
Illustrated by Dean Yeagle
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
colour illus
Imprint
Beekman & Hathaway
Pages
32
Dimensions
225x290x11
ISBN-13
9780975897010
Product ID
1840537

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