Punk Farm

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Punk Farm
Punk Farm cover.jpg
Cover for Punk Farm
Author Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Cover artist Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's literature
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication date
April 26, 2005
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 40 pp
ISBN 0-375-82429-4 (hardcover, first edition, Knoph)
OCLC 56355962
[E] 22
LC Class PZ7.K935 Pu 2005

Punk Farm is a children's book by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, published on April 26, 2005 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. Soensha, a Japanese publisher, plans on publishing a Japanese edition of the book. A sequel book, Punk Farm on Tour, was released on October 9, 2007.

A theatrical film adaptation based on the book is in the works by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Plot introduction[edit]

Krosoczka's book tells the story of five farm animals— Sheep, Pig, Chicken, Goat and Cow—who are an underground rock band, perform a punk cover of "Old MacDonald had a Farm" while Farmer Joe is asleep.

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Film adaptation[edit]

In April 2006, DreamWorks Animation had the rights to develop a computer animated film adaptation.[1]

In June 2011, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer announced that it is developing a computer-animated film based on the book. David Silverman, the director of The Simpsons Movie and co-director of Monsters, Inc., will direct the feature.[2] A release date and the cast for the film is currently unknown.


  1. ^ "DreamWorks Animation Gets Ready to Rock With 'Punk Farm'" (Press release). DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. 2006-04-06. Retrieved 2011-02-12. 
  2. ^ Kilday, Gregg (2011-06-08). "MGM to Develop 'Punk Farm' Animated Movie". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 

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