Old Cricket tells his missus why he can't fix the roof -- "I woke with a creak in my knee, dear wife." He tells Cousin Katydid why he can't pick berries -- "I woke with a creak in my knee and a crick in my neck." He tells Uncle Ant why he can't harvest corn -- "I woke with a creak in my knee, a crick in my neck, and a crack in my back....I'm off to see Doc Hopper." But before he gets there, Old Crow comes calling. "Caw-caw-caw," he says, hungrily. And caw is one C-word Old Cricket can't relish. The creators of Sailor Moo present a second critter comedy, full of wordplay and antic animation.
Lisa Wheeler has written many books for children, including The Pet Project, illustrated by Zachariah OHora; Spinster Goose, illustrated by Sophie Blackall; and People Don’t Bite People and People Share with People, both illustrated by Molly Idle. She lives with her family in Addison, Michigan. Visit her online at LisaWheelerBooks.com.
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