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Where's My Cow? by Terry Pratchett
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Title:Where's My Cow?
Authors:Terry Pratchett
Other authors:Melvyn Grant (Illustrator)
Info:HarperCollins (2005), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:My Library
Tags:Fantasy, Humor, Snark, Children's Picture Books

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Where's My Cow? by Terry Pratchett



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Lovely. Although Young Sam looks more like a Young Nobby. I love how everyone else is drawn though, and most of all, on the last page, that there is a framed portrait of the Author in the nursery. ( )
  mrsrobin | Jun 24, 2017 |
If you are a follower of Terry Pratchett, then you'll enjoy this children's story that is supposedly told to Commander Vimes son. I probably enjoyed it more than my daughter since I know the discworld characters from the "grown-up" books. ( )
  ouroborosangel | Nov 30, 2016 |
A take on the classic are you my mommy genre. In this case dad reads the story as written (it is about finding a cow) then decides to make up his own city based version. Since this is in Pratchett's discworld knowledge of that would be advisable. Also if the parents or others are fans this can be a great introduction.

Ages: 5-8
Source: Personal Collection
  teapotic | Jun 9, 2016 |
I think I'm regretting giving this away. I have no idea if it has appeal for folks who aren't fans of Discworld, or even for children, but I spent serious time with it and yet want to again. So many jokes in all the pictures, but lots of heart, too. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
  wealhtheowwylfing | Feb 29, 2016 |
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Every day, commander Vimes of the City Watch would be home at six o'clock sharp to read to Young Sam, who was one year old.
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Sam Vimes must read a book to his son every night at 6:00. Because some things are important. However, after deciding that some things are silly, he decided to pursue his own story telling abilities. Much to Young Sam's delight.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060872675, Hardcover)

This is a book about reading a book,
which turns into a different book.
But it all ends happily!

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Sam Vimes reads to his son about a missing cow, but thinks his son should know about city things so he changes the story.

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