The New Baby Calf

Board Book | January 1, 2010

byBarbara Reid, Edith Newlin-ChaseIllustratorBarbara Reid

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A classic Canadian picture book is now a bright, sturdy board book!

"Buttercup the cow had a new baby calf, a fine baby calf, a strong baby calf..." She licks him, feeds him, and encourages him until he learns to walk and run and play. A bestseller since it was first published in 1984, this simple, gentle story of mother love is now in board book form, perfect for the moms who read it growing up to share with their own new little babies.

The New Baby Calf was Barbara Reid's first book in her now trademark Plasticine style. Published to great acclaim, it has never been out of print.

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A classic Canadian picture book is now a bright, sturdy board book! "Buttercup the cow had a new baby calf, a fine baby calf, a strong baby calf..." She licks him, feeds him, and encourages him until he learns to walk and run and play. A bestseller since it was first published in 1984, this simple, gentle story of mother love is now...

BARBARA REID is a critically acclaimed Canadian author and illustrator, well known to children, parents, and teachers alike for her timeless stories and vibrant Plasticine illustrations. Barb has received every major Canadian children's book award, including the Governor General's Award. Barb lives in Toronto, Ontario. Please visit her...

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Format:Board BookDimensions:28 pages, 7.04 × 5.81 × 0.8 inPublished:January 1, 2010Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443100293

ISBN - 13:9781443100298

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Reid always amazes Barbara Reid is a world renowned Plasticine artist. In this book she takes a story about the love between a mother cow and her new calf and creates a fun board book for children of all ages. With 15 full pages of illustrations and embellishments on the pages facing the text, this will be a fun book for the young children in your life.
Date published: 2010-03-31

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Praise for The New Baby Calf:

"The artwork seems so real and the texture so detailed... Heartwarming facial and physical expressions of cow, calf and farmer emanate from every page." -The Toronto Star