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This a charming and most moving tale about a young female calf growing up, told through her own eyes.
Princess is not just an ordinary calf. She is different to the others. Sure she is black, but the wrong kind of black!
Follow her through her early years, of bullying and racism, until her best friend, a young boy, tells her of a Great Place that is to be her destiny.
If Prin
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Paperback, 140 pages
Published September 2011 by Chauffour Books (first published July 30th 2011)
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Alexis
Mar 07, 2012 Alexis rated it liked it
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Cm_year8
Jan 26, 2012 Cm_year8 rated it it was amazing
I was asked to review this at school by my teacher.

Book Review. 'About a Cow' by CM (female) yr 8

Q. Characters, who are they? Did you like them? How did they make you feel?
I liked the little boy Jamie and it make me really sad when he died. I loved the cow princess and it was really interesting reading all that happened to her. I really liked old Archie. He seemed really nice and caring.

Plot: What happens? Is it fun to read?
Well it’s all about princess the cow being moved from one place to anot
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Lindsay Aird
Feb 14, 2012 Lindsay Aird rated it really liked it
I've read a lot of Michael Morpurgo books and someone recommended 'About A Cow' to me since the style is similar. The story is told from the eyes of the young cow growing up who is a bit different from the other cows because of her colour. It has emotion and humour and explores the whole area of professional cattle showing - not an area that I knew much about but which was fascinating. I really liked the character of 'Princess' - she was feisty and fun.

It's a children's story aimed at I would sa
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Andy Frazier
Feb 14, 2012 Andy Frazier rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommended to Andy by: http://www.andyfrazier.co.uk/books.htm
Handwritten letter sent to the author by Emma Wilkes - Aged 10

About a cow is about Princess, a young cross-breed calf. She is bullied by the other cows and she has only one friend, Jamie MacKenzie. After Jamie dies of pneumonia, Princess is sold to Archie Rogers, and his friend’s daughter, Kirsty, and sets her sights on one dream: the Great Royal Show.
About a Cow was a pleasing book. The characters had interesting personalities, and the similies were excellent. The pictures were very suited to t
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Michael Ruger
I really liked this book it is a great story, it is fun and very enteraining. I'm giving this book 3.5 stars for a story that made me want to keep reading. The problem that I had that makes it not reach a 4 star status is that there are many errors in spelling and it makes the sentances wrong and hard to read and the work sloppy. But over-all I really enjoyed the book and it was fun to read. A great book for kids and adults and for any animal lovers.
Shawn Ruth
Mar 24, 2012 Shawn Ruth rated it liked it
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Received this from a Goodreads Giveaway -- very cute children's book about a cow named Princess. A darling, easy read!
Jacki Leach
Mar 01, 2012 Jacki Leach rated it it was amazing
Heartfelt story of Princess the cow, a crossbreed who overcomes prejudice, bullying, and resignation and becomes a star! Simply told story, but full of impact.

Book Hog give this 5 stars!
Tom Griffin
Jan 25, 2012 Tom Griffin rated it really liked it
This book is a nice story and I followed it very well. I think it might be a bit more suited to girls. Princess is a good character and I liked old Archie who was kind
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Mar 20, 2012 Dana rated it it was amazing
I really don't understand why someone would not give this book five stars is a wonderful well written book. Hard to find these days and I think everyone should read it and enjoy!
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