Sailor Moo

Sailor Moo

Cow at Sea

By Lisa Wheeler; Ponder Goembel (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9780689842191, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2002


Moo dreams of becoming a sailor.

Little does she know,

when she sets off toward the sea,

that the first crew she joins

will be composed of cats.

Or that she herself will be hailed

by a shipload of pirate steers

as their captain

About the Author
Lisa Wheeler has written eighteen books for children, including "The Pet Project", illustrated by Zachariah OHora, and the" "hilarious "Spinster Goose", illustrated by Sophie Blackall. She lives with her family in Addison, Michigan. Visit her online at

Ponder Goembel has illustrated eight books, including two others by Lisa Wheeler, "Old Cricket", a "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year, and "Sailor Moo; A Basket Full of White Eggs", by Brian Swann; and "The Night Iguana Left Home", by Megan McDonald. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where the 2005 floods threatened to wash away the nearly finished paintings for this book. Her Web site is