Raisin, the Littlest Cow

by Miriam Busch

On Sale: 03/28/2017

Raisin, the Littlest Cow

by Miriam Busch

illustrated by Larry Day

On Sale: 03/28/2017


About the Book

An irresistible sibling story about Raisin, the littlest cow on the farm, and what happens when she gets a little brother—from the author and illustrator of Lion, Lion. Perfect for fans of Hug Machine and You Are (Not) Small.

Raisin loves being the littlest cow in the herd. All the other cows dote on her, and life is grand.

But one day, Raisin’s mother has a new little cow . . . one who is even smaller than Raisin. And suddenly everything changes. Raisin has never liked change, and this one is the worst. Now no one pays attention to her, the new baby smells funny, and even the weather won’t cooperate.

But then, when absolutely everything is going wrong, Raisin discovers a change in herself—one that delights the entire herd. Even (and especially!) the new baby.

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Critical Praise

“One to add to the new-baby shelf.” - Kirkus Reviews

“Written with empathy, a bit of drama, and touches of humor...offers a reassuring new slant on a timeless story.” - Booklist

Praise for LION, LION: “Sly, dark humor for little ones—at its best.” - Kirkus Reviews

Praise for LION, LION: “With plenty of chuckle-worthy illustrations and a simple but enjoyable story, this should work well in storytimes or for one-on-one reading.” - School Library Journal

Praise for LION, LION: “Amusing…[with] a Sendakian flair...An excellent way to introduce younger listeners to the deliberate subversion of expectations.” - Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Praise for LION, LION: “A killer combination of twisty wordplay, kid-perfect watercolors and characters that demand funny voices, Lion, Lion is a read aloud sure to leave your audience delighted and you just a little hoarse.” - NPR


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062427632
  • ISBN 10: 0062427636
  • Imprint: Balzer + Bray
  • On Sale: 03/28/2017
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / New Baby
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Cows

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