Dadblamed Union Army Cow

Dadblamed Union Army Cow

By Susan Fletcher; Kimberly Bulcken Root (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763622633, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 2007

She just won t git A Union army soldier can t shake his dadblamed cow in this uplifting tale based on a true story.
"THAT DADBLAMED COW " She follows her owner into the Union army and then straight on south to fight in the war. She needs unstomped grass to eat, she gets stuck in the mud, and she's just plain DANGEROUS in battle. But this peculiar cow also gives the weary soldiers some surprising comforts. Based on stories and newspaper reports from the Civil War and full of lively illustrations, this is a heartwarming tale of one wonderfully dadblamed PERSISTENT cow.

About the Author
Susan Fletcher's previous books include the trilogy of "Dragon's Milk, Flight of the Dragon Kyn," and "Sign of the Dove," and most recently, "Shadow Spinner." Ms. Fletcher lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon, with her husband, their daughter, and a black cat named Nimbus.

Kimberly Bulcken Root has illustrated over fifteen books for children, most recently, "Birdie's Lighthouse". She and her husband, illustrator Barry Root, live with their children in Quarryfield, Pennsylvania.