OLD MACDONALD by Jessica--Adapt. & Illus. Souhami


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A highly entertaining and inventive version of a favorite song, with plenty of surprises in the gatefolds. The pictures are pleasantly scruffy, lively cut-paper collage, with details added in charcoal; Old MacDonald is a big-eared, bald-headed, bow-tied old guy. Readers fold out the righthand page to determine the other participants in the song. The layout of the text is rhythmically perfect: quacks fly in all directions, oinks curl up in a loop, and the biggest surprise is a Martian, who adds to the fun with a ""Beep Beep"" here and a ""Beep Beep"" there. Grand for the preschool set.

Pub Date: March 1st, 1996
Page count: 24pp
Publisher: Orchard