Something to Tell the Grandcows by Eileen Spinelli

Something to Tell the Grandcows

Written by Eileen Spinelli
Illustrated by Bill Slavin


Something to Tell the Grandcows by Eileen Spinelli

When Emmadine the cow learned that Admiral Richard E. Byrd was looking for a few good cows to take to the South Pole, she volunteered - boldly going where no cow had gone before. Loosely based on a historical event, Eileen Spinelli's humorous tale of Emmadine's adventures will delight young readers, while Bill Slavin's bold acrylic illustrations bring this unique and heroic cow to life.


Apparently several cows did accompany Byrd on his 1933 trip to the Pole. Spinelli has taken that fact as her jumping-off point for this charming and instructive tale. Slavin's spirited acrylic illustrations are a perfect match. - Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Eileen Spinelli says she became an author when her second grade teacher read her composition as an example of one of the worst handed in. I've been writing ever since. She notes. Eileen is the author of many beloved children's books. She lives in Pennsylvania, USA

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32 pages


Eileen Spinelli
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William B Eerdmans Publishing Co

Publication date

22nd February 2006



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