The Cow Loves Cookies

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 6, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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The horse loves hay, the chickens need feed, the geese munch on corn, the hogs devour slop, the dog eats treats, but the cow loves…COOKIES? Don’t miss this barnyard treat, featuring a new cover, from the author of the New York Times bestselling Bear series.

With an original twist on the ordinary barnyard picture book, this read-aloud from bestselling author Karma Wilson is a clever exploration of a curious incident on the farm. As the farmer makes his rounds each day, most of the animals chew on the foods a young reader would expect. But when it’s time to feed the cow, she feasts on a special treat! Wilson's signature style and Marcellus Hall’s spirited watercolors will delight children on and off the farm—because when it comes down to it, who doesn’t love milk and cookies?

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User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

This is one of my all-time favorite children's books. First of all, it's hilarious. Second, it rhymes. I am a sucker for rhyming children's books. This was my first introduction to Karma Wilson. She ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cosette - Goodreads

This book had an opportunity to inform kids what cows actually do eat. Instead, it opted to be funny, nonsensical, and irrelevant. Just a couple more months of working on the rhyming structure and I'm sure the author could have taught a life lesson about eating real food. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Karma Wilson is the author of the bestselling BEAR books illustrated by Jane Chapman, ONE DAY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BOG illustrated by Joan Rankin, and many other award-winning picture books. She lives with her family in Fortine, Montana. She can also be found at 

Marcellus Hall graduated with a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. His art has appeared on the cover of The New Yorker, as well as in The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, and Time magazine. His first book for children was Because You Are My Baby. He lives in New York City, and can also be found at

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