Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type: Doreen Cronin

Click, Clack, Moo Cows that Type

Author: Doreen Cronin
Illustrator: Betsy Lewin
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Year: 2000
Brief Summary: When Farmer Brown’s cows find a typewriter, they start making demands and go on a strike when those demands aren’t met.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:

ABC Children”s Booksellers Choices Award, 2001′ ‘ Winner’ ‘ Picture Books’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
American Booksellers Book Sense Book of the Year (ABBY) Award, 2001′ ‘ Finalist’ ‘ Children-Illustrated’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award, 2002′ ‘ Winner’ ” ‘ Kansas’ ” ‘
Black-Eyed Susan Book Award, 2002′ ‘ Winner’ ” ‘ Maryland’ ” ‘
Buckaroo Book Award, 2002′ ‘ 2nd Runner-up’ ‘ K-3’ ‘ Wyoming’ ” ‘
Charlotte Award, 2002′ ‘ Winner’ ‘ Picture Book’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Colorado Children”s Book Award, 2002′ ‘ Runner-Up’ ‘ Picture Book’ ‘ Colorado’ ” ‘
Cuffies: Children”s Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so-favorite) Books of the Year, 2000′ ‘ Honorable Mention’ ‘ Best Book Title’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Cuffies: Children”s Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so-favorite) Books of the Year, 2000′ ‘ Winner’ ‘ Funniest Picture Book’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Golden Sower Award, 2003′ ‘ Honor’ ‘ Primary’ ‘ Nebraska’ ” ‘
Irma S. and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children”s Literature, 2000′ ‘ Honor Book’ ” ‘ United States’ ” ‘
M. Jerry Weiss Book Award, 2005′ ‘ Winner’ ‘ Grades K-3’ ‘ New Jersey’ ” ‘
Prize for Design and Printing, 2010′ ‘ First Place’ ‘ Novelty’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Randolph Caldecott Medal, 2001′ ‘ Honor Book’ ” ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Red Clover Children”s Choice Picture Book Award, 2002′ ‘ Winner’ ” ‘ Vermont’ ” ‘
SMART Book Award, 2002′ ‘ Winner’ ” ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Storytelling World Award, 2001′ ‘ Honor Book’ ‘ Stories for Young Listeners’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • animal sounds; farm animals; why did animals go on strike?

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.   

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library

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