Farmyard Beat

Farmyard Beat Cover

Farmyard Beat

By Lindsey Craig; Marc Tolon Brown (Illustrator)

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Board Books, 9780307930828, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 8, 2012

Author Lindsey Craig teams up with Arthur creator and bestselling artist Marc Brown in a toe-tapping farmyard dance-a-thon--perfect for toddler and preschooler read-alouds. As soon as the sun goes down, the animals are up ("Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep. Sheep can't sleep 'cause they got that beat ") Before long, there's a giant farmyard dance party, complete with funny animal sounds. But what happens when all the racket wakes up Farmer Sue? Here's a colorful bedtime story that begs to be read aloud.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author
LINDSEY CRAIG lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with her family. Her first book with Marc Brown, "Dancing Feet!," is also available from Knopf.

About the Illustrator

MARC BROWN is the creator of Arthur, the star of many picture books and a six-time Emmy Award-winning PBS TV show. He is also the illustrator of the New York Times bestsellers "Wild About Books" and "Born to Read" by Judy Sierra, as well as their upcoming collaboration, "Zoozical."