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Petra just loves spring in Gimmelwald. Each season she and her family lead their prize dairy cows into the pastures to graze and each cow wears her own jingling, jangling, clanging bell. What a symphony! But when Petra's favorite cow, Elfi, loses her bell the whole herd is out of harmony and refuses to move. Will Petra be able to find Elfi's bell before it's too late?


With charming illustrations, this whimsical story is sure to delight children and adults alike.

Now available from Sleeping Bear Press.

A Symphony of Cowbells

"Certain to be an enduringly popular addition to family, elementary school, and community library picture book collections" -- Midwest Book Review

"Preusser’s lyrical phrasing is as fresh as the mountain air and will transport children to the beautiful Swiss countryside" -- Celebrate Picture Books

"Don’t allow anyone else to tell you what should motivate you; only you know what gets you moving. That is at least one premise of the unique and beautifully-illustrated new picture book" -- Picture Book Depot


Sample illustrations



Illustrations copyright 2017 by Eileen Ryan Ewen. Sleeping Bear Press 2017.
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