The Wind Plays Tricks (Hardcover)

By Virginia Howard, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807587355, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2019

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

The wind swirls through the farmyard one dark night. It tears around the farmyard, over the meadows, past the pond. It blows so hard and so long that all the animals howl, too. And in the sunny morning, the animals learn that the wind has played tricks on them. Pig goes, “Cluck!” Little Chicks go, “Neigh!” Hens go, “Moo!” Horse goes “Cock-a-Doodle-Dooo!” Cow goes “Quack!” And Rooster—well, Rooster goes, “Cheep!” Can the animals work together to find a solution and get their right voices back?


About the Author

An accomplished writer and editor, Virginia Howard has worked in education for many years in the Office of Publications at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. She is the author of The Bayou Bogeyman Presents: Hoodoo and Voodoo; Hurricane Boy; and Timothy Hubble and the King Cake Party. She lives in Louisiana. Charlene Chua grew up in Singapore, where she drew and read comics. Her work has appeared in American Illustration, Spectrum, and SILA's Illustration West. She lives in Canada.