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Farmer Joe's Hot Day

Farmer Joe's Hot Day

by Nancy Wilcox Richards, illustrated by Werner Zimmermann

ISBN 9781443113755 Paperback
24 Pages | 6" x 9.03" | Ages 5 to 8
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Farmer Joe returns in a colourful reader!

Farmer Joe has a problem: he works so hard that by the end of the day he is very hot and tired.

"What can I do?" he asks his wife.

You'll laugh at the clever way Farmer Joe's wife helps him keep his cool. Or does she?

Farmer Joe's Hot Day was both the author and illustrator's debut book, and the trilogy became a favourite with kids and teachers alike. Now the classic series returns in a bright levelled reader format for a new generation of book lovers!

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  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 1990

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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