How Now, Brown Cow?

Bibliographic Information: Schertle, A., & Schaffer, A. (1994). How now, brown cow?. San Diego: Browndeer Press.

Brief Annotation: Can we actually know what a cow thinks? With this book we can, a book filled with poems that takes the reader into the mind and heart of a cow.

Genre: Poetry

Grade Level: K-2

Readers who will like this: Readers that enjoy books about animals; children who enjoy rhyming; children who like poetry.

Rating/ Response: 4 – It is a great book that can be used for multiple things such as phonics and rhyming. It is a fun book filled with vivid illustrations .

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking about?

Reading Strategy: Inferences

Rationale for strategy: This book has the deeper meaning about what the purpose of cows are in this world and all of the things they offer us human beings.

Posted by: Yesenia Corral


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