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Farmer Joe Baby-Sits

Farmer Joe Baby-Sits

by Nancy Wilcox Richards, illustrated by Werner Zimmermann

ISBN 9781443113779 Paperback
24 Pages | 6.16" x 9.01" | Ages 5 to 8

Farmer Joe returns to the stage in this colourful new reader!

Farmer Joe is baby-sitting three-year-old Jennifer - and he's never done anything quite so complicated! He's been given a list of instructions about games, snacks, fresh air... and a nap. Jennifer must have an afternoon nap, and she never falls asleep without her blanket. But at nap time, the blanket is nowhere to be found! After an exhausting search all over the farm, Jennifer quietly solves the problem herself...

This classic Farmer Joe story returns in a bright levelled reader format for a new generation of book lovers!


  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2013
  • Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year, 2013
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 1997

Rights Sold

  • French (N. Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic

Selling Points

  • Reader format is in demand
  • These stories are favourites with kids, teachers and parents
  • Humour and repetitive text make these perfect for reader format
  • Bright illustrations matched with humorous text call for repeat readings


Also by
Nancy Wilcox Richards

  • How To Be Brave
  • I Quit Grade One!
  • How to Get Awesome
  • We're All Friends Here
  • Farmer Joe's Hot Day

Also by
Werner Zimmermann

  • Snow Day
  • Deck the Halls: A Canadian Christmas Carol
  • Dashing Through the Snow
  • Henny Penny
  • A Porcupine in a Pine Tree

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