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Animal crackers fly the coop / Kevin O'Malley.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library E O (Text) 33500010496164 Main Available -
Fosston Public Library E O (Text) 33500010496149 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802798381 (reinforced) :
  • ISBN: 0802798381 (reinforced) :
  • ISBN: 9780802798374
  • ISBN: 0802798373
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2010.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: In this humorous take-off of "The Bremen Town Musicians," four animals that aspire to make it big as comedians leave their owners and seek their fortunes.
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2010 February #2
    This adaptation of the Grimm Brothers' fairy tale "The Bremen Town Musicians" will provoke both groans and guffaws. Determined to be a comedian, Hen escapes from her farm and is soon joined in her journey by a dog, a cat, and a cow, all united in their dream to open a comedy club. On the road, they encounter a group of robbers hiding out in an old house, and faced with an audience, the animals instinctually launch into their routines. The bad guys, though, hear only frightening moos and barks instead of comedic shtick and flee, leaving behind their house—the perfect spot for the animals to realize their club aspirations. The nonstop comedic wordplay and puns are even more hilarious than those in O'Malley's Gimme Cracked Corn & I Will Share (2007), with which this shares not only a funny bone but also a distinctive, attractive style of watercolor, ink, and PhotoShop art. With a high joke-per-page ratio, this is, as Hen would say, an "udderly" "egg-straordinary" "bawk." Copyright 2010 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

KEVIN O'MALLEY is the co-author and illustrator of the popular Miss Malarkey series as well as the award-winning Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude and the national bestseller Gimme Cracked Corn and I Will Share. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Subject: Animals > Juvenile fiction.
Comedians > Juvenile fiction.
Animals > Fiction.
Comedians > Fiction.
Humorous stories.
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