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From New York Times bestseller Rory Feek, one half of the singing duo Joey+Rory, comes The Cow Said Neigh!, a fun and humorous tale of farm animals who wish they were like the other animals . . . which leads to a farm-full of confusion! This delightful book will be a family favorite for years to come.

The Cow Said Neigh! is the story of some peculiar farm animals who wish
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 2nd 2018 by Thomas Nelson
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Jane
The Cow Said Neigh! (picture book): A Farm Story is a fun little picture book that will be a real hit with kids who love silly rhyming stories. We start out with a cow who thinks the horse lives in greener pastures, so decides to try on the horse's voice.



Then the horse sees a duck, and the duck sees a sheep, and so it continues as we check in on the various animals you'd expect to find on a farm. The playful rhymes follow a good pattern and I know a few kids who would love yelling out the
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Melodie
Sep 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s-books
An absolutely lovely story of farm animals who decide someone else's life looks a little better! It all starts with the cow and finally ends at the farmer's knee with surprising results. The illustrations were colorful and the rhyming storyline fun.This picture book will appeal to the toddler set as well as whoever reads to them.
Thank you to Net Galley , the author and publisher for this ARC in exchange for an honest review.
Kyra Leseberg (Roots & Reads)
The cow wishes she could run free like the horse and when the other animals hear the cow neigh, it sets in motion a chain reaction that creates total confusion on the farm! Silly sounds and rhymes make this a perfect read aloud book and is sure to make young readers giggle and play along. The bright illustrations will capture the attention of emerging readers and bring the story to life.
Thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss for providing an ARC in exchange for my honest review.
Literary Soirée
THE COW SAID NEIGH! is such a cute picture book for children. It’s a strange day on the farm when a cow goes “neigh” and the horse says ”quack” and the duck goes “baa.” What? Kids will love the colorful stylized illustrations — I did! — and have a blast substituting the real sounds for the right animal. Written by Rory Feek, C & W singer and husband of the late Joey Feek, whose tragic death too young from cancer broke hearts across the world. Rory dedicates this sweet book to Indiana, his ...more
Carla Johnson-Hicks
4.5 Stars. This picture book is a fun story that will be a real hit with kids who love silly rhyming stories. We start out with a cow who thinks the horse lives in greener pastures, so decides to try on the horse's voice and goes neigh. Then the horse sees a duck, and the duck sees a sheep, and so it continues as we check in on the various animals you'd expect to find on a farm. Of course while reading this with a two year old, she kept making the animal sounds and laughing as each animal made ...more
Shannon (Mrsreadsbooks)
The Cow said Neigh! is a great children's book filled with beautiful illustrations. The book is filled with animals who decide they want to try "speaking" like the other animals on the farm. So the cow says "neigh" and the dog says "meow". The story is filled with rhymes and animals and is sure to entertain children with its silly story. The illustrations are colorful and beautiful, filled with lots of different animals from cows to cats. I look forward to reading more from this author and ...more
Etienne
Jul 27, 2018 rated it liked it
A simple enough story about animal making the sound of others. Nothing much to it, but I think some kids might find it funny so an average one!
Joyce Stewart Reviews
Nov 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Cow Said Neigh! (picture book)
A Farm Story
by Rory Feek
Reading level : 4-8 years
Publication date: October 2, 2018
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
5

Omg this was such a cute funny story. The Cow Said Neigh is the story of some peculiar farm animals who wish they were like other animals on the farm. The cow wants to run free like a horse, the sheep wants a snout like a pig, the dog wants to be inside like the cat. Soon the entire farm is in chaos! From a barn window, a cow looks out longingly at a horse
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Yvette - Bookworlder
Written with a songwriter's skill, this story of animals seeing abilities in each other that they wish to emulate has a cadence that just begs to be read aloud. Along with some of the most adorable barnyard illustrations, this is a story that will have the board book set interacting and joining in with delight as each animal makes the sound of another animal. Even the farmer gets in on the fun!

The way in which the text builds the narrative and the repetition of the animals making the wrong
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Juliana
Aug 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received an e-copy from Netgalley in return for an honest review.
It's a very cute story about a group of farm animals who are very confused. They are imitate another animal and confuse the farmer. The illustrations are the best part of this story. There's not much substance to the book and no real lesson to learn. This book is perfect for the younger kids as they will love reading about the animals making sounds they shouldn't be making.
Lana
Jan 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love it! This is a wonderfully illustrated and highly entertaining picture book for preschoolers. The story is simple and silly, but I can see my kiddos really enjoying this one! We often discuss animals on the farm and pretend to make their sounds. With this silly twist im sure my children will be correcting me as I go,
The illustrations really make this story! I highly recommend it!
Thank you to Thomas Nelson and NetGalley for this e-copy in exchange for my honest review. My opinions are my
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Sydnee Allen
Jul 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
A very cute book! The illustrations were well done and the rhyming was fun to read. It was a very unique way to learn animal sounds! Only gave it 4 stars because I would have liked a little bit at the end to wrap things up, being okay with where you're at. Kids are going to love this! I can sense they will laugh at the different animals making sounds.
Ryan
Oct 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is a lot of fun. A cow want s to run and wander like a hours and says neigh. The horse likes the duck and says quack. It’s all a lot of fun. The story builds on itself with the barnyard animals. The illustrations match. This is an excellent book for any story time collection.
R.A.
Haha that was a funny book!! I loved the illustrations as well! :) This is a great read for any age (in my opinion) but particularly for toddlers!

**I received a copy of this book from its publisher on NetGalley in exchange for my honest review**
***Book Lady ***
I thought this little children's book was funny, and the youngsters will think so too. All the animals make different animal sounds, and I loved the rhyming dialogue.
Amy
Aug 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Cow Said Neigh! is a super cute book. I recommend it for all young readers. I give it five plus stars.
Shannon
Aug 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is ADORABLE! Children will have so much fun saying the animal sounds and will get a good laugh that the wrong animal is making the sound. Not necessarily a good book to teach animal sounds with since they'd be associated with the wrong animal, but a good book for children old enough to know which animal makes which sound. The illustrations are gorgeous in this book. It is a very cute storyline, carrying with it the lesson that we all want what we can't have, and so should appreciate ...more
Laura
Jul 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Kids love things that are silly, and they also love making animal sounds, so this book hits to sweet spots.

The story is about animals that wish they were other animals, because, well, their life looks more interesting, and fun, than their present life. Thus, we have all sorts of farm animals saying things they shouldn't be. The horse quacks, the dog meows, and the duck baas.





As another reviewer pointed out, the ending is a bit lame, and doesn't wrap up the story, but most kids won't care. They
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Cindy Crawford
Dec 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cute Book

I loved this book. The illustrations were beautifully drawn. I would highly recommend this book for children for it’s ,I’ve of animals nd not being afraid to say the wrong things accidentally.
Miss Sarah
Dec 31, 2018 rated it liked it
All the animals on the farm are jealous of one another and changing the way they speak to be more like other animals. What will the farmer do? Preschool and up
Conny Reviews
Oct 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
“There once was a cow in a barn who could see
A horse in a field who ran wild and free.
‘If I were a horse, I could run free all day.’
And the cow opened his mouth and let out a big … neigh!” states at the beginning of Rory Feek’s board book,The Cow Said Neigh!: A Farm Story.

~ What ~
At twenty-six pages, this board book with rounded corners and a padded front cover targets children four to eight years of age. With no scary scenes, it is a rhyming tale about animals on a farm who wish they were other
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Jeanie  {coffee girl}
Oct 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
New York Times bestseller Rory Feek, The Cow Said Neigh! comes to a bookstore near you, tomorrow October 2nd. This delightful picture book is sure to be read time and time again. I would like to thank Thomas Nelson and Netgalley for an Advanced Digital Copy in exchange of my honest review.

The publisher shares: A fun and humorous tale of farm animals who wish they were like the other animals . . . which leads to a farm-full of confusion! The cow wants to run free like a horse, the sheep wants a
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Sharon
Jan 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
The book for review is “The Cow said Neigh!(picture book): A Farm Story” by Rory Feek and illustrated by Bruno Robert. This book falls in the genre of juvenile fiction,animals and farm animals.

What would do if animals no longer did animal things?

There once was a cow who could see a horse. He wanted to be like that horse so he let out a big

NEIGH! The horse heard him and looked at the duck. He wanted to be like that duck so he said QUACK!

But oh that isn’t where it stops. The duck heard the horse
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Faye
Nov 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Something strange is happening down on the farm. The cow is neighing, and the horse is quacking, what's a farmer to do? Each of the animals wants to be like another. Come along on this endearing and enjoyable adventure, with lively rhythmic rhymes, and charmingly winsome illustrations, a humorous tale wonderful for sharing with the young ones in your life.

Country singer, songwriter, blogger, husband, father, writer Rory Feek, along with illustrator Bruno Robert, bring us this charming children's
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Syncopated Mama
Oct 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Syncopated by: lisahealy@outlook.com
A fun and humorous tale of peculiar farm animals that will have the whole family laughing out loud!

Who doesn't love an adorable picture book?

The Cow Said Neigh! is a delightful book children of all ages will enjoy and is sure to quickly become a family favorite.

This is the story of some unique farm animals who wish they were like other animals on the farm. The cow wants to run free like the horse, the sheep wants a snout like the pig, the dog wants to be inside like the cat -- pretty soon, the
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Storywraps
Aug 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
From New York Times bestseller Rory Feek, one half of the singing duo Joey+Rory, comes this delightful book. It's full of fun, energy and.... confusion. You see each farm animal looks at another and wishes they were just the same.... magically their sounds become just like the ones that they covet. Oh my! Farmyard mayhem ensues!

The cow wants freedom to gallop around just like the horse, the sheep wants an awesome snout to dig in the mud like the pig, the family dog wants to be inside the house
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Sharon Tyler
Jan 07, 2020 rated it liked it
The Cow Said Neigh!, written by Rory Feek and illustrated by Bruno Robert, is the story of some peculiar farm animals who wish they were like other animals on the farm. The cow wants to run free like a horse, the sheep wants a snout like a pig, the dog wants to be inside like the cat. Soon the entire farm is in chaos!

The Cow Said Neigh! is a cute story about animals seeing the good of being someone else for a bit. The cow appreciates the freedom of the horse, who likes the look of the duck's
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Vera Godley
Jan 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
From the treasure trove that is "Tommy Nelson" an imprint of Thomas Nelson Publishing another delightful children's picture book is available. This treasure takes the little ones down on the farm and meets with animals of all sorts. But the farmer has to deal with such confusion amongst his farm critters.

It is a funny story. The rhymes rollick along teasing joy out of each scene and animal miss-sound. Of course, this is a take on the "grass is greener on the other side" or "I could be better if
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Jason Muckley
Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was ok
"The Cow Said Neigh!" by Rory Feek was a beautifully illustrated children's book about the farm and animals that want to be something they are not. I feel like this had a great start to it setting up to talk about comparison and could have had an impactful message for kids. Instead, I felt a bit let down. I feel like the message of the book was unclear as there wasn't much of a point besides humor.

Very little kids would likely be amused with the story not having much expectations for it, but
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Nick
May 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-book
While this is not the first or only book with this basic story, it's the first one I've seen that gives most of the animal characters a reason for wanting to sound like another animal. I wish that it had been a complete set of reasons, but the conclusion fails to complete the circle in that regard, even though the final character utters the normal sound of the first. It's just that in that case, no reason is given.
This book would be cute and funny to read to a child that is old enough to know
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Rory Feek is a country music singer, songwriter, filmmaker and a former United States Marine. In his career, he has written singles for Kenny Chesney, Randy Travis, Clay Walker, Tracy Byrd and other artists. In 2004, Feek achieved his first Number One as a songwriter when Blake Shelton topped the country charts with "Some Beach". Feek wrote and produced a film, Josephine, which was set in the ...more