Illustrator, Scott Nash has some fine barnyard bravado in his past. He has illustrated a bovine rock band, a cow coffee shop, a moo mini-golf course and tin farmer in his wind-up tractor. Oh, and over 30 books as well.
TOY FARMER (by Andrew T. Pelletier)
In the attic, Jed finds an old toy tractor with a miniature farmer in the driver’s seat. It seems just like any other toy—but then amazing things happen.
COWS GOING PAST (by Bruce Balan)
Come along for a ride and see the most entertaining, surprising cows you could ever imagine. Cows fishing, cows playing mini golf, cows mowing the lawn. . .
Don't Miss Scott on the Livestock Stage Performing:
Barnyard Animal (Drawing) Tricks @ 2:00 PM
Writer, Lori Korcheck and photographer, Marshall Taylor first met Cow in New York City. Together, Lori and Marshall decided to create a biography of the befuddled bovine. From sink side to barnyard to supermarket, they have chronicled Cow’s every confusion.
ADVENTURES OF COW by Cow
Join Cow as the brave bovine searches for a way home, writes an autobiography, and shuns celebrity. Throughout this hilarious tale, readers will get a giggle out of Cow's mixed-up vocabulary as Cow meets cats that honk, pigs that baa, and a herd of scary frogs that look very familiar.
ADVENTURES OF COW TOO by Cow
Cow needs groceries! Just a few items on the list, but will Cow make it home on time? Here's more of the Cow you love--simple vocabulary mix-ups and silly on-location photographs combine to transform a lovable squish toy into a heroine for our time.
Stop by the Adventures of Cow table and participate in the "Caption the Cow Contest." Cow gets things a bit confused. Where does she think she is in this picture? What does our muddled bovine think is going on?
The four best captions will WIN a signed copy of ADVENTURES OF COW.
Children’s book author, David Elliott went to work on a dairy farm when he was twelve years old—for one day. “The farmer said I made the cows nervous,” David said. “It was then that I realized that my only choice was to become a writer.”
ON THE FARM (Illustrated by Holly Meade)
David Elliott’s graceful, simple verse and Holly Meade’s exquisite woodcut and watercolor illustrations the world of the family farm.
THE WUV BUNNIES FROM OUTERS PACE
(Illustrated by Ethan Long)
The Wuv Bunnies have landed! When a giant carrot spaceship sets down in young Hercules Smith's backyard and two large rabbits hop out, Hercules knows he's in for an interesting morning.
ONE LITTLE CHICKEN: A COUNTING BOOK
(Illustrated by Ethan Long)
One chicken twirls like a top. Two chickens do the bunny hop.
Chickens everywhere are breaking out into dance.
Don't Miss David in the Livestock Tent Performing:
Bad Barnyard Jokes @ 1:30 PM
Children’s book author and illustrator, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, is the manager for the barnyard band, PUNK FARM. His picture book depictions of the five-member band fronted by Sheep have become cult classics. NPR recently said, "Never have "Old MacDonald" and "The Wheels on the Bus" seemed so hip."
After a long day of work, Farmer Joe goes home to bed.
But meanwhile, back at the barn . . .
Cow sets up her drums.
Pig plugs in his amp.
Goat tunes his bass.
Chicken sets up her keyboards.
And Sheep checks the microphone. They are Punk Farm and tonight they're ready to ROCK!
PUNK FARM ON TOUR
Farmer Joe is heading off to a Tractor Society Conference in Reno. But meanwhile, back at the farm . . .Cow, Sheep, Pig, Goat, and Chicken are getting ready to rock across the U.S.A. as they set out on a Punk Farm tour! Only, their beat-up old tour van is threatening to ruin their plans. Can the wheels on the van go round and round all the way from Maine to Colorado?
Don't Miss Jarrett in the Children's Entertainment Tent:
Punk Farm on Stage @ 1:00 PM
Suzy Becker writes and illustrates books on her cow-free farm in Massachusetts. This book was inspired by her former student Manny who when asked where he was going on vacation said, “You can’t really go on vacation when you have 100 cows.”
MANNY’S COWS: THE NIAGARA FALLS TALE
At first, everything goes smooooothly. But . . . Flossie gets bus-sick. Goldie goes AWOL. Bathroom breaks are a nightmare. And the whole herd storms the gift store like bulls -- er, cows in a china shop! Niagara Falls will never be quite the same. If Manny doesn't find a way to get these cows back on the farm, the vacation may turn into an udder disaster!
Don't Miss the Dairy Goddess & Suzy Becker in the Livestock Tent for:
Manny's Cow Charade @ 2:30 PM