cover image KISS THE COW


Phyllis Root, , illus. by Will Hillenbrand. . Candlewick, $5.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-7636-2003-5

The most curious and stubborn of Mama May's children observes how she coaxes daily buckets of milk from the cow and then imitates her to the letter... until it's time to pucker up. "Youngsters will be rooting for Annalisa to kiss the cow and save the day," said PW. Ages 4-8. (Feb.)