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Pure exuberant fun. Lola is a little brown Jersey calf (my absolute fave cow!) who, much to the consternation of her mother, Clarissa, wants to go to the cow ball. Her mother insists Jerseys are not designed to dance and most definitely should not attend the Black and White Ball on account that Lola is 100% non-black and white. Her hitherto carefree pirouette practising comes to a sad muddy halt as Lola relays her lamentable tale to Pearl the pig. Fortunately, Pearl is a pig of purposeful pleasu ...more
Poor Lola the Jersey cow is desperate to dance the night away but the party that night is a black and white ball for Friesian cows so she won't be welcome. Luckily her friend Pearl the pig helps her to disguise herself and she wins over the Friesians with help from their prize winning bull and teaches them all to dance. Very clever rhyming text - particularly loved 'whooping and boomping her beautiful hide'! -complemented by bright amusing illustrations. Great use of onomatopoeia would make this ...more
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