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Moo Baa La La La Board book – November 30, 1982
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Just a few set-up lines and Boynton is ready for the book's main joke:
"A cow says MOO."
"A sheep says BAA."
"Three singing pigs say LA LA LA!"
"'No, no!' you say, 'that isn't right.
The pigs say OINK all day and night.'"
Practice your dramatic abilities and really ham it up (pun intended) when you read the singing pigs and "that isn't right" lines on pages 3 and 4. There's also some action (dogs chasing cats), and a nice quizzical conclusion: ("It's quiet now. What do you [underlined] say?")
Boynton's familiar style is whimsical and slightly tongue-in-cheek. Her animals have very expressive, human-looking emotions, conveyed mostly through the eyes. For example, a quacking duck and a neighing horse aren't intrinsically very interesting, but when they're facing each other with similarly baffled faces, there's a subtle humor. The singing pigs, by the way, are anything but subtle. They're pizzazed out in coordinating striped pants, solid sports coats, and elegant white bow ties. They excited pigs dance in unison and hold canes in a showy vaudeville style. For a short and simple board book aimed at the very young, this is lots of fun. For older toddlers, take a look at Boynton's counting book with a difference: "Hippos Go Berserk!" She knows and loves her animals, and so will your little one.
Well, after my baby arrived I read it to her and now, 2 years later, I still read it to her and she says the words with me with the greatest animation a 2 year old can give. It is a very funny book to a small child and in turn becomes a funny book for the parent watching them get so much pleasure out of it. I recommend this one to anyone with a child under two. In fact, if I could only have 1 book for my child in her first 2 years, this would be it hands down! La..la..laaaa!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
We have three or four of Sandra Boynton's book, and this is my daughter's favourite. She doesn't like the other ones at all, but she laughs when I read this one to her, and she... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Ghazal Shamsian
Awesome board book! We got this book only a week ago and it already became one of my daughter's favorites! It's perfect for her age (14 months) and she loves when I read it to her. Read morePublished 15 days ago by olya
The kids love Sandra Boynton. They love this book, too. It's now in our rotation for bedtime.Published 15 days ago by L. Zuniga
My son (almost 2yrs old) really loves this book.
We read it over and over again.
It is short, rhymes, teaches animals and the noises they make. Read more
My daughter really enjoys this book. She likes to mimic the sounds the animals make.Published 21 days ago by Craig M
Such a cute book! Arrived on time and in good condition. Made an excellent present for our friend's 2 year old.Published 22 days ago by K. Everett