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A Porc in New York
by Catherine Stock (Goodreads Author)
When Monsieur Monmouton hears chanting coming from his barn--"Noo Yowk, Noo Yowk!"-- he knows something is up. Sure enough, one morning he finds the barn empty and a note saying "Bak in a few days." In this much anticipated sequel to A Spree in Paree!, Monsieur Monmouton's animals take New York City by storm. Hot on their hooves are Monsieur Monmouton and his loyal dog, Ca ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Holiday House
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This reminds me of the books by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin often called the Duck books because Duck is a regular character. The illustrations are dead ringers for what Betsy Lewin would create. The story of a farmer that has to chase his mischievous and farm animals across the Atlantic Ocean when they decide to go to New York for vacation is just the sort of humor that Cronin would write. I liked the book as much as I like the books I compared it to, which is quite a lot. Kids would love this ...more
I am a new convert to Reading Rainbow. I have the Ipad app and it is sensational. This is our newest find and my daughter and I both enjoyed it. The books on reading rainbow are interactive so it is quite fun to hear the animal sounds and to see a plane flying off. The dog in the story was my fave. It reminded me a teensy bit of "Click, Clack, Moo Cows that type" just in the fact that it is about some mischievous farm animals. These animals fly from France to New York City with their owner and h ...more