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Farmer Joe Goes to the City

Farmer Joe Goes to the City

by Nancy Wilcox Richards, illustrated by Werner Zimmermann

ISBN 9781443113762 Paperback
24 Pages | 6.01" x 9.03" | Ages 5 to 8
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Farmer Joe returns in a colourful reader!

Farmer Joe goes to the city to buy his wife a birthday present. It has to be special and it has to be red - her favourite colour.

What a surprise! You'll never guess what Farmer Joe buys!

This classic story returns in a bright levelled reader format for a new generations of books lovers!

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  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2013
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 1991

Rights Sold

  • All rights available

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 Baby-Sits

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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