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by Sara Rath
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0942802756, Paperback)"About Cows", an amusing illustrated collection of dairy cow history, trivia, and nostalgia, is packed with more interesting, entertaining information than you imagined ever existed! Bovine fans will treasure this book's tidbits about cows in culture, cow myths, proverbs and superstitions, cow poems, and personal anecdotes about favorite cows.
Here you'll discover fascinating bovine trivia, such as:
--the daily jaw movements of a cow average 41,360 --there are 340 "squirts" in a pail of milk --the average American eats one half ton of cheese during a lifetime --in 4000 B.C. cheese was made in Switzerland --the story of the hereford Jessica and a lovesick Vermont moose --the connection between cows and UFOs
The text is complemented by playful illustrations that showcase everything from famous cows to diagrams on how to milk a cow. Cow fans everywhere will delight in this udderly fun book about dairy cows with humorous historical artwork.
Chapters are: "All About Cows," "Famous Cows in History," "Milking History," "Beefcake & Bulls," "Brave New Bovine World," "Cows in the Arts," and "With Love & Affection."
Also recommended: "The Complete Cow," "The Complete Pig," "This Old Farm," "A Farm Country Christmas," and "This Old Tractor."
Town Square Books from Voyageur Press provide entertaining, in-depth coverage of popular cultural icons, collectibles, nostalgia, and Americana. Town Square Books have an appealing balance of lively text, crisp full-color photography, and careful reproduction of rare archival material.
(retrieved from Amazon Tue, 05 Feb 2013 21:07:45 -0500)
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