Three tales follow the misadventures of the Wise Acres farm animals as they try to help one another find a cow's lost tambourine, send letters to a lonely ram, and comfort a turkey who is worried about getting wrinkles.
Shows the process of getting cookies to the cookie jar, revealing how cows are milked, wheat is grown, and sugar cane is harvested by the many hands that work hard to provide the basic ingredients that go into making these treats.
All alone at the family trading post, Liza Jean must deal with three smelly bandits who are up to no good. She must outwit them as they steal from the family store and try to find their gold. Will the No-Good, No-Count, Stinky-Breath Gang get what they came for?
In this collection of "lies" from many nations, the challenge is to find the slippery truth. By reading with care and not jumping to conclusions, readers will delight in discovering how these characters lie while at the same time they tell the truth.
A man is thrown in jail for picking up a rope. A student earns one hundred points on his math and history tests, yet fails both classes. A spider saves a fugitive from a legion of warriors. A farmer buys a cow, a horse, and a donkey, all with a single ear of corn.... Each of the eighteen stories in this book is true, technically. But each is also a lie. In his second collection of "true lies" from around the world, George Shannon challenges young...