Step aside, Dick and Jane, or the very hilarious Happy Hocky Family might just run you over. Deftly parodying the repetitious, simplistic sentence structure of. by Lane Smith includes books The Happy Hocky Family and The Happy Hocky Family Moves to the Country (Happy Hocky Family). See the complete The. The Hocky family has a lot of fun as they tell you about their ant farm, Cousin Stinky, and their trip to the zoo.

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If you can’t thoroughly capitalize on something, what’s the point of doing it? Dec 19, Jackie rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving….

My book is awesome. Recommended to Janelle by: The students will enjoy the silly anecdote like City Words and Country Words, describing how similar words mean different things in each location.

The fair in the city had roller-coaster and rides and games where as the fair in his new town was about who could cook the best food and who had the better pig. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I read this as a candidate for my social studies lesson on urban and rural communities.

Maybe a beginning reader would find them more enjoyable but for story time or bedtime, it was just ok. Jan 16, Jessica Hartzell faamily it it was amazing Shelves: The Hocky family moves to the county. The Happy Hocky Family!


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Feb 10, Laura rated it liked it. I bought several copies of this book and gave them out to my adult friends as gifts. Hpcky had to explain every page to her, and by the end of the explanation it wasn’t really funny anymore, but she thought it was interesting that everything wasn’t all happy like most children’s books. And the whole presentation of the book is wonderful – Molly Leach is a design wizard.

Happy Hocky Family

I felt the part about the County Fair was a bit of a put down on County Fair judging, but that’s probably because I love County Fairs so much. Jun 18, Ryan rated it did not like it. It’s funny, and yet great for new readers and parents alike. Want to Read saving…. The Happy Hocky Family 2 books.

The “city” and “country” definitions of various words are presented, with the word “milk” defined with an image of a cow. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration, and moved to New York City, where he was hired to do illustrations for various publications including Time, Mother Jones, and Ms. Books by Lane Smith. For example; This book consist of multiple stories, in one of these stori The book “The Happy Hocky Family Moves to the Country” is about a family that was living in the city but has decided to move to the country.


Apr 28, Monica Edinger rated it really liked it Shelves: There is also a fishing scene. I want fajily find the first one to see if it has the same type of humor.

Quiz 1 Today was Holly’s day to do the laundry. Hoxky tears and furious demands to write the author a letter and make him change the story. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I guess you could say that it fqmily you to have a positive attitude in the end. Feb 28, Lobstergirl rated it it was ok Shelves: I have a book.

I should note that the reader has to be a little weird already or you’ll probably dislike the book altogether. I have owned this book sincewhen I was unmarried and not even thinking about having kids or famiily a children’s hockh. I found it to be completely relatable, deliciously honest, and unflinchingly hilarious. Although it’s not as funny as the original Happy Hocky family book, I do love the art in here.