What Floats in a Moat?

By Lynne Berry; Matthew Cordell (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781416997634, 48pp.

Publication Date: July 9, 2013

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A goat and a hen turn a playful exploration of physics into scientific fun that rises to the top!

Archie the Goat has a delivery to make. He has several barrels of buttermilk that the queen needs, but in order to get them to her, he needs to cross the moat.

Testing several different theories to find out what will float and what will sink, Archie and his friend Skinny the Hen don’t succeed at first, but they do try, try, try again (and again). And with reason and persistence, they’ll get that buttermilk where it needs to be!

About the Author
Lynne Berry has published numerous poems in "Cricket" and "Ladybug" magazines, and she is the author of the picture books "Duck Skates", "The Curious Demise of the Contrary Cat", "What Floats in a Moat?", and "Pig and Pug". Lynne lives in Nashville, Tennessee.Matthew Cordell spilled a whole bottle of ink while drawing this book. Forgive him, white carpet is painfully boring. Matthew lives in the suburbs of Chicago with his wife, writer Julie Halpern, and their daughter, Romy. He is the author and illustrator of Trouble Gum and the illustrator of Toot Toot Zoom!, Mighty Casey, Righty and Lefty, and Toby and the Snowflakes, which was written by his wife.
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