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Kids Fiction 349
silly and funny picture book about seasonal attire
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
NOT NOW, COW is a charming and funny picture book about seasonal clothes. The animals are getting ready for each season, but cow seems to have some difficulty in deciding what to wear. In Spring, Summer, and Fall, cow is dressed for snow. So what happens when they finally get to winter? Will cow finally align with what he should wear?

What I loved: Toddlers and preschoolers will find this book absolutely hilarious. As they are beginning to understand seasons and the need to wear different clothes in each season, this brings it all home with a funny refrain of "Oh, Cow. Not now." The illustrations are really fantastic with lots of color, details, and a high quality cartoonish look. It captures all the delight and humor of the story perfectly.

The font is large and easy to read, with relatively few words on each page, making this great for short attention spans and working really well for toddlers and preschoolers. This book is laugh-out-loud funny to children who can "get" these jokes and laugh along with the silly animals.

Final verdict: A delightful and charming picture book, NOT NOW, COW is a giggle-inducing story about seasons and seasonal wardrobes. High recommend for toddlers, preschoolers, and young elementary school aged readers.
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