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Belinda

3.66  ·  Rating Details ·  162 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
When it's time for Old Tom to milk Belinda the cow, who is usually milked by Tom's wife, Old Tom comes up with a surprising and hilarious solution.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published by Puffin (first published May 1st 1993)
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Dee-Ann
My son and I read this. he was not well and this story just hit the spot for comfort. he read one page and I would read the next, and we would bet defore we turned the page who would have more to read. Loved the tale, simple, cute and jst right for the moment.
Ivy
Mar 01, 2016 Ivy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of my fave books from my childhood
Cruth
Book 9, Day 9 - Mini Family Classics from News Limited.

Author/Illustrator: Pamela Allen
First Published: 1992

Award Winner of Australia Book of the Year Award Children's Book Council (CBC)-Picture Book Section, 1993.

The second book by Pamela Allen in the News Ltd Promo (first being "Who Sank the Boat?"), "Belinda" tells the story of Old Tom and his attempts to milk Belinda the cow. Beautiful, creative, intelligent, funny illustrations with a sweet story of Old Tom thinking outside the box. Eminent
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Teeny
Apr 15, 2010 Teeny rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Summary: When it's time for Old Tom to milk Belinda the cow, who is usually milked by Tom's wife, Old Tom comes up with a surprising and hilarious solution.

Written and Illustrated by: Pamela Allen
Audience:K-2nd
Topics: Farm animals, cows, and farm life

Literacy elements: third person point of view

Illustrations: The illustrations were very simplistic.

Usage: I would use this particular book as a independent reading in my classroom.

Thanks GoodReads!
Christine
Oct 22, 2012 Christine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindergarten
A wonderful story and beautiful illustrations by Pamela Allen. Playful and fun story that will keep kids entertained and guessing what happens next. Recommend it for Kindergarten classes, up to year one.
Arminzerella
Belinda the cow won't let the old farmer milk her (his wife is out of town), so he has to resort to cross-dressing (wearing his wife's dress and hat) in order to trick her. Milk crisis barely avoided!
Sally
Apr 17, 2011 Sally rated it it was ok
Cute, but I was too old for that sort of thing when I had to read it with my grade prep special friend!
Melinda
Jan 10, 2009 Melinda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good book, but frustrating that the cow had my almost name.
Lynn Kyle-smyth
Sep 04, 2012 Lynn Kyle-smyth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A favourite author of both my children as they grew up. A silly wee story but funny and delightful for children under 7.
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Pamela Allen, born in April 1934, in Devonport, New Zealand[1] is a children's writer and illustrator. She has published over 30 picture books since 1980, when she moved to Australia. Eight of her books have been adapted for the stage by The Patch Theatre Company and performed at the Sydney Opera House. Pamela currently lives in Auckland.

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