Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Cronin, Doreen.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006
IL K-3, RL 2.1
ISBN 0689845073

(2 booktalks)

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Booktalk #1

Farmer Brown just knows those animals are up to something.  They always are.  So he spies on them all the time.  What he doesn't know is that they are really practicing for the talent show.  First prize is a trampoline!  And they are determined to win.  But how are they going to fool Farmer Brown?

Booktalk #2

Duck was reading the newspaper and saw an advertisement for a talent show. The prize was a trampoline. Duck made all the animals try out for the talent show. Farmer Brown got suspicious and started spying on the animals. Will Farmer Brown find out what they're up to? Will the animals win a trampoline? Read Dooby Dooby Moo to find out!  (Margaret Sullivan Brannon, Jesse Wharton Elementary, Greensboro, NC)

SUBJECTS:      Talent shows -- Fiction.
                        Domestic animals -- Fiction.
                        Farmers -- Fiction.
                        Humorous stories.
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