Sailor Moo: Cow at Sea

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Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, Jul 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
19 Reviews
Moo dreams of becoming a sailor.
Little does she know,
when she sets off toward the sea,
that the first crew she joins
will be composed of cats.
Or that she herself will be hailed
by a shipload of pirate steers
as their captainšs dairy queen.
It's amoozing where a dream
can take a girl --
a truth which Lisa Wheeler
and Ponder Goembel relish here
in rollicking words
and witty, windblown pictures.

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User Review  - Shoshana G - Goodreads

I don't know what I just read. Love the illustrations, though! Read full review

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User Review  - Jessicaburdick - Goodreads

I liked this book because even though it was about a cow it shows that you can do and go wherever you want as long as you are determined. Read full review

About the author (2002)

Lisa Wheeler has written eighteen books for children, including The Pet Project, illustrated by Zachariah OHora, and the hilarious Spinster Goose, illustrated by Sophie Blackall. She lives with her family in Addison, Michigan. Visit her online at

Ponder Goembel has illustrated eight books, including two others by Lisa Wheeler, Old Cricket, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and Sailor Moo; A Basket Full of White Eggs, by Brian Swann; and The Night Iguana Left Home, by Megan McDonald. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where the 2005 floods threatened to wash away the nearly finished paintings for this book. Her Web site is

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