The humorous story of Farmer Brown’s cows and what happens when they get their hooves on a typewriter. The cows use the typewriter to communicate the changes they want made in the barn. Duck serves as the neutral party to mediate the demands of the cows and the farmer. Humor is an important characteristic in a resilient child. This story uses humor to show problem solving and what can happen when different groups cooperate and compromise. The cows in the story not only look after their own needs, they consider the needs of their fellow farm animals; a great example of the caring community.