I LOVE THIS BOOK It rhymes it s comical plus it was written by Peter Hermann who is stars in one of my favorite tv shows Younger I read this to 6 and 9 year old boys and expected them to not get it but they really enjoyed it and they asked for it again a few times Cow has lost her friend Moose as he has lost the s and e from his name and plans on gluing any s and e she can find to her Moo but she is out of GLUE so must first make the letters GLUE She first sees Goat and plans on stealing the G then she sees Bear on a chair and steals the B turning bear into an ear on a chair swapping B for the G in goat she changes Goat into a Boat This continues until she has the letters GLUE and SE for MOO SEI think the idea of trying with letters to make something you want the word moose and failing or falling short by ending up with some really ridiculous part words from strange spellings bear chair goes to ear hair is reassuring for some children especially if its read To Them At An them at an where they are ust starting to get or memorise tricky endings air ear oat If you like silly word books or are trying to teach a child about words and spelling then this is a really fun one Cow is sad because the S and the E in MOOSE came loose and now all she s left with is MOO So cow decides to borrow some letters from her neighbors to make some GLUE to put the S and the E back in their rightful places She ll need ust four letters G L U E but getting four letters can be difficult than it sounds with lakes turning into cakes and an angry bull after you When his S comes loose and his E breaks free Moose disappears much to the dismay
of his best friend Cow Determined to put her friend back together again Cow goes on a uest to his best friend Cow Determined to put her friend back together again Cow goes on a uest to some glue Unfortunately she ll need to find the four necessary letters in order to get that glue a complicated process that involves borrowing and swapping letters transforming the animals and things around her The effort pays off in the end however as Moose is restoredA debut picture book from actor Peter Hermann If the S in Moose Comes Loose features the artwork of illustrator Matthew Cordell who won the Caldecott Medal earlier this year for his Wolf in the Snow As could be expected the visuals here are immensely entertaining their humor well suited to the madcap nature of Cow s adventure The story itself is uite creative playing around with the idea of letters and words and how the former are used to construct the latter Sometimes I did feel that the text was a lit. Spelling has never been so zany When the S in MOOSE comes loose Cow must find the missing letters and glue MOOSE back together Perfect for fans of Michael Hall and Sandra BoyntonRollicking clever and a great way to have fun with letters If the S in Moose Comes Loose is a seriously wild ride from sta.
Peter Hermann ☆ 4 DownloadTle bit wordy and that Cow s swaps were a bit complicated for a book meant to be a poetic alphabet adventure for younger children I also found myself expecting that the resolution of the story would reveal that Moose was undone by someone doing exactly what Cow did to restore him ie stealing letters but that wasn t the case alas Despite these issues overall I did enjoy this first venture from Mr Hermann and would recommend it to fans of books such as Z Is for Moose This picture book takes wordplay and makes it Is for Moose This picture book takes wordplay and makes it focus of the story When Cow s friend Moose loses her S and E cow decides to get some glue But in order to do that she has to make some and spell the word GLUE Cow asks to take Goat s G and exchange it for a B that she steals from Bear So Goat becomes Boat and Bear becomes Ear As Cow continues to take letters things get stranger and stranger A chair becomes hair a lake becomes cake a house becomes a hose and so on Finally Cow has the letters she needs to make glue and bring back her friend but there s still some mess to clean up tooThis rambunctious story takes a wild look at words letter sounds and spelling Hermann s fast and zany pace creates a picture book that flies right by Throughout different characters add to the chaos including the Bull who refuses to share his U and the very confused Boat who used to be a Goat The illustrations by Cordell add to the fun with their loose lines and dashing action scenes They also make it nicely clear what letters are forming each creature s name so that children will be able to play along as the words shift A fast and funny look at words Appropriate for ages 4 6 This book will help children understand letters and how many words you can create with ust one It ll show that goat and glue are
"both beginning with a G and how lake and late does as well How changing the beginning letter can also make "beginning with a G and how lake and late does as well How changing the beginning letter can also make new word Again this can increase their skill in phonemic awareness and have them starting to understand by enjoying a funny story of a cow that lost his letter s in his word moose Very well written and illustrated to keep kids engaged as well as learning something new as they are going There s ust too much going on here I think it might be a nice fit for fans of Emergen C but I am not one of those fans There s a lot of text It s a complicated premise And the text is kind of clunky This hits some of the same humor notes as Z is for Moose but not as effectively and even with that one I usually have to work really hard to sel. Rt to finishWhen two of Moose’s letters come loose he vanishes Poof But his best friend Cow has an idea she’ll find a G an L a U and an E and glue M O O S E back together better than ever But it’s not as easy as it soundsAuthor Peter Hermann is not only a debut picture book author he also play. L it in a storytime If the S in Moose Comes Loose by Peter Hermann Illustrated By Hermann illustrated by Cordell is a fun and adventurous story about a moose whose letters break apart making it impossible for him to be who he is while his cow friend hurries around trying to put him back together again Playing with words is always fun and showing children through a story like this how words are very adaptable based on ust
One Letter Gives Theletter gives the an invigorating uality Cow has to use his knowledge of what letters other words have to find the letters he needs to glue moose s letters back together From searching for an L and finding a lake to exchanging the L for a C to make cake all the while trying to form the letters to make the word glue there is much fun to be had in Hermann and Cordell s story Cow s insistence on making things right shows how the power of letters is not the only important theme at work in the story as friendship and hard work are also uite evidentLanguage despite seeming easy when you know the words can still be a mystery at times If the S in Moose Comes Loose proves that this is really true and the fact that it is reminiscent of a similarly themed kids show Word World makes it even engaging through familiarity for those who have both seen the show and read this book Definitely recommended for young children as they will be spelling out words and testing out sounds as they readBeth Rodgers Author of Freshman Fourteen and Sweet Fifteen Young Adult NovelsReview originally posted at YABooksCentralcom This fun picture book is sure to get a giggle or two as Cow tries to turn her M O O back in M O O S E The S and the E have fallen off and she could glue them back on if only she can find a G and an L and a U and an E only she can find a G and an L and a U and an E she works to get the letters she needs all kinds of crazy things happen a bear turns into an ear a goat turns into a boat a lake turns into cake and so on This book with it s problem and solution plot structure and the humorous illustrations will be a fun way to talk about spelling and might even inspire some fun spelling stories from youngsters The E and the S come off Moose and now all cow can do is MOO So she decides to glue them back on She goes around borrowing or trading letters from other places turning the lake into a cake and a bear into an ear The bull chases after the cow and they crash into the cart and letters go flying Cow gets the S and E put back on MOO to make moose moose reappears and everyone is happy But the Boat wants his G back. S publisher Charles Brooks on TV Land’s hit show Younger Matthew Cordell is the acclaimed author and illustrator of the 2018 Caldecott winner Wolf in the Snow and has written andor illustrated dozens of other books for childrenIf the S in MOOSE comes loose and the E breaks free what’s leftM O