OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM by Robert Quackenbush

OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Clear, sharp colors outlined in black, peacefully rolling hills, and familiar allusion (the farmer and his wife in a Grant Wood pose with pitchfork) characterize the cumulative pictures that start with some chicks in the farmyard and become gradually crowded with ducks, turkeys, geese, pigs, cows, horses, donkeys, sheep, a Ford, and Old MacDonald's wife. With each new animal the whole song is repeated right down to the last Ee-igh-ee-igh-oh. Grown-ups might find it hard to endure all the moo-moos and quack-quacks reiterated up to eleven times, but the song has a proven group appeal and preschoolers will delight in observing every noisy new addition to the scene. Musical score appended.

Pub Date: April 12th, 1972
Publisher: Lippincott