The Cow Said Neigh! (picture book)

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This is an adorably illustrated picture book with a fun lyrical quality.  It is sure to appeal to toddlers and would make a great read aloud. I laughed several times as the animals managed to mix their sounds all up.  I wouldn't hesitate to add it to the home, school or public library collection.

I received an ARC in exchange for my honest review.
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A darling picture book with a whimsical turn on 'the grass is always greener', where the farm animals all imagine what it would be like to be another animal on the farm.  Even the farmer gets in on the act!  The bright cheery pictures will be sure to engage your little one.  Thanks to NetGalley and the publishers for the opportunity to read and review.  #TheCowSaidNeigh!(pictureBook) #NetGalley
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“The grass is always greener on the other side.” In Rory Feek’s The Cow Said Neigh! A Farm Story, each farm animal wants to be a different one by mimicking the sounds of the other. (Full review on Hope by the Book magazine web content dated 10/19/2018)
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This picture book is full of cute pictures and would be an enjoyable read to small children.  I think it misses the opportunity to give a message, such as the farmer appreciating each animal as they are.
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Absolutely wonderful! 
This is a charming, silly animal sounds book that can be read with a musical rhythm. Sure to get your little in a silly mood and make fun sounds!
Beautifully illustrated, as well.
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What a wonderful book of rhyming, silliness, and fun!  With fun illustrations the reader will be introduced to the typical animal on the farm but with a bit of wishful thinking make a different sound then they are known for.  The reader will have a fun time guessing what sound the next animal will make along with rhyming through out.  This story would be a great fun read in a classroom or part of a storytime theme!
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This rhyming book does little to break new ground, but the meter is strong and the text and pictures are entertaining.  The author is famous in his own right, and will help to sell this book in some circles  Not an essential purchase, but libraries that need farm books will be served well by this volume.
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I love it! This is a wonderfully illustrated and highly entertaining picture book for preschoolers. The story is simple and silly, but I can see my kiddos really enjoying this one! We often discuss animals on the farm and pretend to make their sounds. With this silly twist im sure my children will be correcting me as I go, 
The illustrations really make this story! I highly recommend it! 
Thank you to Thomas Nelson and NetGalley for this e-copy in exchange for my honest review. My opinions are my own.
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This is likely to be very appealing to young children. Repetition, especially of animal sounds, goes over well with toddlers. And they find nothing funnier than animals making the wrong noises. Pair it with "Bark, George".
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we had this book when I was a kid Im not sure how its coming out again however its such a cute book I don't care I love love love it. It was a favorite a a kid and still love it. Kids giggled all the way through it and wanted to read it again.
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A great book that young children will love.  I really enjoy books for this age that rhyme and this one has some really lovely illustrations to go with it.  Perfect for little ones who are learning farm animals names and sounds.  Perfect bedtime reading!
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This would be a funny and wacky book for storytime for older toddlers who already know their animal sounds. I don't think I would would recommend for kids who are still learning their animals sounds because it would be very confusing. I liked the illustrations and the rhyming verse. Overall, it was a fun book that I think kids would find entertaining. 

I received an ARC of this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
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This book was enjoyable!  Will be a great addition to storytime for any topic or theme involving farm animals.  Great pictures.
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L-O-V-E! LOVE IT! 

The cadence in this story is perfect! As a mother that reads aloud A LOT of books, rhythm is very important, but as this book comes from a musician, it doesn't surprise me that it's spot on. It's sweet and simple, goofy and fun. Each animal has a unique character and the illustrations capture them perfectly. Attention to even the smallest details is what gives the book heart. The picture on the side table features Rory's family, the farmer's overalls his signature. As a huge fan of farm books and because of the author, the authenticity rings true. I'll be adding this book to my wish list, I could read it over and over.
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A fun story told in rhyme about animals and the sounds they made. I could see how this would be giggle-inducing for little kids... What's nice is that the rhyme allows for the kids to guess what the animal is going to say. Good for interaction with kids.
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Many options available: can be used for sounds, prediction, and/or conversation starters about being yourself, similarities/differences, etc.  Beautifully illustrated.
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4.5 Stars. This picture book is a fun story that will be a real hit with kids who love silly rhyming stories. We start out with a cow who thinks the horse lives in greener pastures, so decides to try on the horse's voice and goes neigh. Then the horse sees a duck, and the duck sees a sheep, and so it continues as we check in on the various animals you'd expect to find on a farm. Of course while reading this with a two year old, she kept making the animal sounds and laughing as each animal made the wrong noise. The playful rhymes follow a good pattern and the illustrations were adorable. I really liked the cartoon like animals and the expressions on their faces. This is a cute story that would be a great one for young children, especially those learning about farms and farm animals. The publisher, Thomas Nelson, generously provided me with a copy of this book upon my request. The rating, ideas and opinions are my own.
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When a cow sees a horse running wild and free it lets out an envious “neigh.” That horse sees a duck. No one rides on a duck’s back, so the horse gives out an envious “quack.” On it goes through the farm with animals envying something about another until even the farmer gets involved. 

Wonderfully illustrated and humorous and with rhythm, rhyme, and animal sounds, this book is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
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A very silly children's story that will make you smile from ear to ear and will make your children laugh. Perfect for bonding sessions with your young one and a classic you can enjoy time and time again.
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Marvelous farm picture book with fantastic illustrations that will tickle your fancy. This book helps teach children that although they dream that everyone’s life is better than theirs, there’s happiness to be found right where they are! Kids 0-8 will love this.
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