FIRST WEEK AT COW SCHOOL (Read aloud by David Walliams)

FIRST WEEK AT COW SCHOOL (Read aloud by David Walliams)

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Overview

Starting school is full of fun in this laugh-out-loud sequel to The Cow That Laid and Egg and The Best Cow in Show.Marjorie the cow feels jolly proud when her daughter, Daisy, starts school. But lessons aren’t as easy as they seem… Daisy can’t hoof paint or swat flies like the other cows, and cowpat training is a disaster!Yet, Marjorie soon discovers that Daisy has a surprising talent to make her stand out from the herd!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007509898
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/22/2012
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
File size: 57 MB
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Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Andy Cutbill was born near London in 1972. He read Art at university and then did post-graduate studies in Art Direction. After several years creating television commercials, he started writing children's animation and picture books. In conjuction with Cosgrove Hall Films, Andy created and developed the award-winning animated television series, Albie, for CITV. Andy lives on Dartmoor in Devon with his wife, son and daughter.


David Walliams continues to take the literary world by storm. His tenth novel, BAD DAD, was an immediate number one, following the triumph of THE MIDNIGHT GANG, the biggest-selling children’s book of 2016. THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN 2, spent four weeks at industry number one.

David’s books have now exceeded 100 non-consecutive weeks at children’s number one, and have been translated into 53 languages, selling more than 26 million copies worldwide.


Russell Ayto had a varied career before turning his attention to children's book illustration. He worked as both a postman and a scientific officer. He has illustrated numerous books for children including 'The Witch's Children and the Queen', winner of the Smarties Gold Award, 2003, and 'The Witch's Children Go to School' which won The Funniest Book for Children Aged 6 and Under, a category of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, 2008. He lives in Cornwall with his wife and two young children.

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First week at cow School 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
babyhomer on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I found this story quite funny, but disliked the madcap and almost chaotic style of the illustrations.
CanadaInker4 More than 1 year ago
This is a sequel to "The Cow That Laid An Egg."  Marjorie, the mother cow did indeed lay an egg and out of it hatched, Daisy.  Daisy the cow, just happens to look like a chicken...yes, you heard correctly...a chicken.  It is time for little Daisy to go off to Cow School and the first week is very hectic for her.  She has great difficulty fitting in and doing what the other cows are capable of achieving.  Doesn't surprise me much when she is not a cow!  You have to give her an A+ for trying.  She cannot hoof paint, swat flies with her tail, her cud chewing is a disaster and don't get me started on cowpat training.  She struggles and limps along and then begins to feel defeated and like a failure.  One skill that is dangled before her by Miss Gold-Top, her teacher, puts her in at "high" school level...and it be"hooves" her to give it a try in front of the rest of the class.  She passes with "flying" colours.  This book teaches us that individuality is special and we should appreciate that characteristic in ourselves and especially in others around us.  The book gives a wonderful life lesson of acceptance all submerged in wacky, fun illustrations that are very appealing to the funny bone for sure.  You will laugh and giggle as you follow Daisy (and her mom) through her first week at Cow School.