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How the Rooster Saved the Day

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Unknown Binding, 32 pages
Published January 1st 1977 by Greenwillow Books
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Laura
Apr 24, 2016 Laura rated it liked it
This is a fun trickster tale. The borders around the the pen and watercolor illustrations have a medieval vibe.

In the story, the rooster's crow causes the sun to rise. I think we have some confusion about correlation and causation here. It might be useful to discuss with the children cause and effect to be sure they are understanding the cause of the sun rising in the imaginary world of the story is the rooster's crow. Then again, they might not get hung up on that as an adult would. I think my
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Liz
Mar 11, 2009 Liz rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: any child
Recommended to Liz by: self
What a funny little book this is to read. The Rooster prevents the robber from killing him. The robber wants it always to be dark so he can plunder all the time, and decides taking the rooster is the way to prevent the sun coming up.
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Arnold Stark Lobel was a popular American author of children's books. Among his most popular books are those of the Frog and Toad series, and Mouse Soup, which won the Garden State Children's Book Award from the New Jersey Library Association.
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