I Had a Rooster

A Traditional Folk Song

By Seeger, Laura Vaccaro

Publishers Summary:
A folk song with cumulative verses that describe the sounds made by different animals, including a cat, a duck, a cow, a pig, a sheep, a lion, and a baby. Pages are cut to reveal verses as they are added.

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ISBN
978-0-67003-521-2
Publisher
Viking


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2002

A cumulative folksong ("I had a rooster and the rooster pleased me / I fed my rooster on the green berry tree") is presented spiral-bound on heavy paper with pages cut progressively shorter, allowing previous verses to be visible as the song becomes more involved—and making it easy to flip back to the accompanying illustrations. The oil paintings resemble folk art and show each animal with a distinct personality. Most of the repeating elements (green berry tree, animals, flowers) are drawn just once, and a computer has been used to p...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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