Hey diddle diddle
You all know the riddle,
A cow jumps over the moon…
We all know the cow that jumped over the moon, but do you know the story behind the brave bovine? Do you know that it was only through the help of her friends – the cat, the fiddle, the dish, the spoon and the little dog – that Cow managed to take that fateful leap? Discover the story behind this classic nursery rhyme in The Cow Tripped Over the Moon, a glorious picture book by Tony Wilson and Laura Wood that children will absolutely adore!
The Cow Tripped Over the Moon has been selected as the National Simultaneous Storytime book for 2017, so come Wednesday 24th May, children Australia-wide will be reading this book and participating in fun-filled activities.
Read it at home, suggest it to your young one’s teacher, or participate in related activities at your local library!
The Cow Tripped Over the Moon
National Simultaneous Storytime Book for 2017
Hey diddle diddle You all know the riddle A cow jumps over the moon . . . But the moon is very high in the sky. How many attempts will it take before Cow makes her famous high-flying leap?
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