International Rights

Farmer Joe Baby-Sits

  • ISBN 9781443113779, Paperback
  • 24 Pages | Ages 5 to 8

Farmer Joe returns to the stage in this colourful new reader!

Farmer Joe is baby-sitting three-year-old Jennifer - and he's never done anything quite so complicated! He's been given a list of instructions about games, snacks, fresh air... and a nap. Jennifer must have an afternoon nap, and she never falls asleep without her blanket. But at nap time, the blanket is nowhere to be found! After an exhausting search all over the farm, Jennifer quietly solves the problem herself...

This classic Farmer Joe story returns in a bright levelled reader format for a new generation of book lovers!

Rights Sold

French (N. Amer.) – Éditions Scholastic

Selling Points

• Reader format is in demand • These stories are favourites with kids, teachers and parents • Humour and repetitive text make these perfect for reader format • Bright illustrations matched with humorous text call for repeat readings


  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2013
  • Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year, 2013
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 1997