Mo Can't Go is a humorous story about Mo the sheep and her troublesome car, written and illustrated by popular author Rob Lewis. When Mo's car breaks down, her animal friends and passers-by try to help her to get the car going again. Will they succeed? The story is narrated in verse form which makes it ideal to read aloud.
Mo Can't Go is a humorous story written and illustrated by popular author Rob Lewis.
When Mo's car breaks down, her animal friends and passers-by try to get the car going again. Can a kick from Megan the hen solve the problem? Or a push up the steep hill from Sian the sheep and her friends? Will the friendly fox, who works in a garage, be able to get Mo on her way?
The story is narrated in verse form and is ideal to read aloud:
"Out of the way", says a tetchy toad.
"I once had a car and was king of the road.
I'll find the answer whatever it takes.
Stand aside while I look at the breaks."
Publisher: Pont Books
Mo is out in her car for a pleasant ride through the countryside until, suddenly and inexplicably, the car stops.
Passers-by try to help - a hen, a mouse, a cat, a sheep, a goose, a toad - they all know what the problem is, but the real problem is that they are all wrong. Then the fox from the garage arrives. He knows exactly what the car needs and the problem is fixed. Until disaster strikes ... The ending is perfect - and quite unexpected.
This story is great fun. The rhyming couplets carry it along, with a refrain at the end of each of Mo's encounters with a helpful passer-by that young children will delight to shout out. The pictures complement the text beautifully throughout; children will giggle at the humorous touches, such as Mo's green and white knickers, and they will love that last page.
Mari Strachan @ www.gwales.com