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The Wind Plays Tricks
The Wind Plays Tricks

The Wind Plays Tricks

By Virginia Howard, Illustrated by Charlene Chua

3-5

JUVENILE FICTION

32 Pages, 8 x 10

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book, PDF

Hardcover Picture Book, $16.99 (US $16.99) (CA $22.99)

Publication Date: March 2019

ISBN 9780807587355

Rights: WOR

Albert Whitman & Company (Mar 2019)

Price: $16.99
 
 

Overview

What happens when the pig goes cluck and the rooster goes cheep?

The wind swirls through the farmyard one dark night. It tears around the farmyard, over the meadows, past the pond. It blows so hard and so long that all the animals howl, too. And in the sunny morning, the animals learn that the wind has played tricks on them. Pig goes, "Cluck!" Little Chicks go, "Neigh!" Hens go, "Moo!" Horse goes "Cock-a-Doodle-Dooo!" Cow goes "Quack!" And Rooster—well, Rooster goes, "Cheep!" Can the animals work together to find a solution and get their right voices back?

Author Biography

An accomplished writer and editor, Virginia Howard has worked in education for many years in the Office of Publications at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. She is the author of The Bayou Bogeyman Presents: Hoodoo and Voodoo; Hurricane Boy; and Timothy Hubble and the King Cake Party. She lives in Louisiana. Charlene Chua grew up in Singapore, where she drew and read comics. Her work has appeared in American Illustration, Spectrum, and SILA's Illustration West. She lives in Canada.