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Eee-Moo / words by Annika Dunklee ; pictures by Brian Won.

Dunklee, Annika, 1965- (author.). Won, Brian, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Warroad Public Library e DUN (Text) 35500006220808 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534401747
  • ISBN: 1534401741
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Paula Wiseman book."
Summary, etc.:
Mistakenly believing himself to be an emu, a newly-hatched platypus sets out on a long journey, using various forms of transportation and aided by new friends, to reach Australia.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 October #2
    This adventure starts with the endpapers, when a stork accidentally drops an egg on the way to make a baby delivery. The wayward egg hatches in front of some surprised farm animals, and a case of mistaken identity ensues. The baby's first word is "eee-moo" (imitating the respective reactions of a nearby pig and cow), so all the farm-animal locals assume that the little platypus is actually an emu, and they direct the little guy to Australia to find his parents. After hopping from one form of transportation to another, Eee-Moo finds his flock, but he quickly sees that he doesn't fit in with the emus. Not to worry: a nearby koala facilitates a happy ending by reuniting him with his real platypus parents. Dunklee's story is incredibly sweet and silly, and Won's winning illustrations add a wonderful sense of whimsy to the proceedings. Readers will delight in this world of anthropomorphized animals, coming away with a lesson on the importance of the friends and family who help them find their way. Preschool-Grade 2. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Annika Dunklee was born in Sweden and now lives in Toronto. She bases her stories on her childhood memories. The New York Times called her picture book, My Name Is Elizabeth &;close to perfect.&; She is also the author of Eee-Moo.

Brian Won has worked as a busboy, library shelver, and currently is working as an art director and illustrating books for children. He graduated from California&;s Art Center and his awards include The Society of illustrators Silver Medal and the Crystal Kite from the Society of Children&;s Book Writers and Illustrators. He lives in California with his wife and son.

Subject: Platypus > Juvenile fiction.
Mistaken identity > Juvenile fiction.
Voyages and travels > Juvenile fiction.
Animals > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Platypus > Fiction.
Mistaken identity > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Animals > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Genre: Illustrated works.

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