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Cock-A-Moo-Moo

3.79  ·  Rating Details ·  125 Ratings  ·  27 Reviews
Poor Rooster has forgotten how to crow Cock-a-moo-moo? Cock-a-oink-oink? Rooster can't seem to get it right When all of the other animals make fun of him, Rooster loses hope. Will he ever remember how roosters crow? One night, a surprise visitor arrives -- it's Fox Can Rooster save the day and remember what to say? Parents will delight in reading this enchanting tale, and ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (first published 2001)
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Alienor ✘ French Frowner ✘ (of badger and SNAKE)


My 10 years old (French) students when they realized that your cockerels crowed, "Cock-a-doodle-doo!" (and not cocorico) :

MIND = BLOWN


TEACHER MIND = LAUGHS (but tries to explain that no, the English cockerels don't really make a different sound) (success unsure)

REVIEWER MIND = CLUELESS
Dane Ryan
Title: Cock-a-Moo-Moo
Author: Juliet Dallas-Conte
Illustrator: Allison Bartlett
Grade Level: 1.5
Guided Reading: F
Traits: Voice, Word Choice
Picture book – One sentence per page, relies on pictures to help tell story, picture reading is possible to help tell story, Predictable Books – Students can make predictions about book based on pictures and scenes,

Summary:
The Rooster perched above the farm starts crowing out to the other farm animals, only he can’t get his call correct. The Rooster ends up bor
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Sam
Nov 01, 2016 Sam rated it really liked it
Shelves: storytime
Rooster is a little confused and keeps cocking up his crow. Fortunately, his weird crowing still wakes up the animals when FOX stops by. Quick read, funny story line. Good for toddlers.
Kristin Campbell
Oct 31, 2011 Kristin Campbell rated it really liked it
Read Aloud
I choose Cock-A-Moo-Moo by Juliet Dalass-Conte to read aloud to my group because it had so many funny voices you could use while reading and it had repeative lines throughout the book, making it easy to show the pictures while reading. This book is about a rooster that has forgotten how to crow and so he makes all the other animal sounds but his own. I thought that the concept was also funny and short therefore keeping the audiences attention and making them laugh at all the funny nois
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Vivian
Apr 19, 2013 Vivian rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
This is very much like THIS LITTLE CHICK by John Lawrence -- so much so that you'll have to decide ahead of time which of the two to share in story time, OR hold them both up and let the children choose!

Rooster has forgotten how to crow and the animals correct him with each new try with, "That's not right!--only ____ go ____". When a fox comes along in the night it becomes most urgent that the rooster gets it right!
Brenda Lower
Jan 27, 2014 Brenda Lower rated it really liked it
Poor rooster has forgotten the right way to crow! After trying various sounds, he gets really discouraged. But when a fox sneaks into the hen house, how can rooster help?

Super fun book! The kids love to laugh at the rooster and identify the right sound with the correct animal, instead of a rooster! Great opportunity to use various voices while reading, on top of the animal sounds! Love this book and it's a winner every time!
Melanie
A young rooster has forgotten how to crow. He travels around to different animals trying out their sounds. Nothing sounds quite right. He eventually gives up and swears he's never going to try to crow again. But then there's a rustle in the night. What could it be? A fox! Young Rooster uses every mixed-up crow he can think of to wake everyone up. It works! He saves the day!
Liz Todd
Cute story--I feel like i've read several stories that are basically the same idea. Kinders/Preschool will enjoy. Simple and short. Not to many words. Would be a good sequencing story.
Samantha
Sep 06, 2013 Samantha rated it really liked it
Poor rooster can't remember how to crow. He tries a number of variations, but it's a late night attack by the fox on the henhouse that helps set him straight again. Great read aloud for PreK-2.
Betsy
Apr 25, 2012 Betsy rated it it was amazing
Awesome book for storytime. The kids were engaged right from the start and quick to correct my Cock-a-Moo-Moo to cock-a-doodle-doo.
Joy
Sep 10, 2008 Joy rated it liked it
Very simple picture book. Bright pictures and brief story make it a good choice for baby and toddler storytimes.
Tricia
Jun 22, 2010 Tricia rated it really liked it
While this story has been replicated, this version pleases the audience with bright illustrations and simple yet humorous text. Rooster gains redemption resulting in a nice wrap-up to the story.
Andy
Aug 04, 2010 Andy rated it really liked it
A very colorful book and large enough to use for Storytime. (You can have lots of fun with the sound effects!)
Liz Lindsay
Jun 02, 2014 Liz Lindsay rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-for-kids
This was one of the first books that I bought for Eric before he was even born. Both kids loved this book (as did I).
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Both my kids loved this book, really enjoyed it!
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Little Miss and the Legomeister
Cute and silly. Lots of repetition. Little Miss loved the mixed up sounds.
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