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Rooster Can't Cock-a-Doodle-Doo

3.79 of 5 stars 3.79  ·  rating details  ·  48 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Rooster has a sore throat and can't cock-a-doodle-doo. Farmer Ted is sleeping, and there's no one to gather the eggs, milk the cows, sheer the sheep, and feed the pigs. Rooster needs help—and fast. Working together, Rooster and the other animals come up with some madcap but effective ways to wake Farmer Ted and complete the day's chores. But can they do it all before sunse ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Puffin (first published 2004)
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Jean Brodahl
Laughed all the way through. Hubby said, "too bad the kids don't have as much fun as you do".
Msjennifers Corner
Rooster has a sore throat and can't crow his morning wake up call. He tries to enlist the help of the other animals but they can't come up with any ideas on how to wake up the farmer on the third floor of his house so he can get his chores done on time. They do end up helping the farmer DO the chores as rooster rests so he will be better for the next day.
Noelle Boc
Solid story of a rooster with a sore throat so he can't crow. He goes round waking all the other animals to get an idea of how to wake up the farmer instead.
Scarlett Sims
This was a really fun book to read. The illustrations are clever and the animal noises were really fun for the kids. There is repetition, which they like, and there aren't too many words on each page so it's great for the younger set. The plot and vocabulary are also easy, so I didn't have to do any explaining of what was going on. I'd highly recommend this for any storytime.
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Oh no, Rooster has a sore throat and can't cock-a-doodle-do to wake Farmer Ted up! He needs to wake up to collect the hens' eggs, milk the cows, shear the sheep, and feed the pigs before the sun sets. What will Rooster do?

(Funny text & especially pictures that adults will find funny too!)
Great read aloud with animal sounds galore! What do you do when the rooster has a sore throat and the entire farm population oversleeps? You all work together to get the work done....often with hilarious results!
The llustrations by Paul Ratz de Tagyos are absolutely hilarious and make this story come alive! Each time I read it I giggle as the animals "help" Farmer Ted with his chores.
Carolyn Ferguson
This was a fun book but I had no idea it would take the twists and turns that it did. This book would be great to show children to learn social skills.
This is a cleverly written book with numerous puns and silly illustrations about the effects on a farm when rooster can't crow and wake up everyone!
A cute story involving a rooster with a sore throat. Amusing puns add to the fun. Nice illustrations.
This wasn't nearly as funny as it could have been. But I did like the images of the pigs milking the cows. :)
Another funny picture book in the genre of farm animal books.
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Oct 28, 2014 Karen Rostoker-Gruber rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Karen Rostoker-Gruber’s first picture book, “Rooster Can’t Cock-a-Doodle-Doo,” was published in July 2004 by Dial Books for Young Readers. Her first novelty book, “Food Fright,” was published in October 2003 by Price Stern Sloan. “Bandit” was published by Marshall Cavendish in 2008. “Bandit’s Surprise” and “Tea Time,” and "Ferret Fun," were all published by Marshall Cavendish.

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