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  • Published: 15 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9780823436668
  • Imprint: Holiday House
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $29.99

Hey, Hey, Hay!



A joyful rhyming story about a girl and her mother and the machines they use on their family farm to make hay.

Every bale of hay has a little bit of summer sun stored in the heart of it— learn from a mother-daughter team how hay is made!

Feeding her horses one cold and wintry day, a girl thinks about all the hard work that went into the fresh-smelling bales she's using. The rhyming text and brilliant full-page paintings follow the girl and her mother through the summer as they cut, spread, dry and bale in the fields.

Mower blades slice through the grass./A new row falls with every pass./Next we spread the grass to dry./The tedder makes those grasses fly!

This celebration of summer, farming, and family, illustrated by Pura Belpré honor artist Joe Cepeda, includes a glossary of haymaking words, and a recipe for making your own switchel— a traditional farm drink, to cool you down in the summer heat.

A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

  • Published: 15 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9780823436668
  • Imprint: Holiday House
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $29.99

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