Chickens on the Loose
Chickens on the Loose
A happy-go-plucky rhyme adventure of chickens frolicking in an urban environment as they run rampant all around town!
"Urban backyard chickens go on a madcap tour of the city in this rhyming romp. . . the narrative bounces off the tongue. The marker-bright illustrations are frenetic and filled with humorous details."
"Hysterical rhyming book about chickens escaping from their yard. Funny shenanigans ensue with each towns-person and animal they encounter. This will appeal to lots of kids around here whose families own chickens!"
--Buttonwood Books & Toys, bookseller recommendation
"Reading this out loud was so much fun! The rhyming and rhythm added a musical element to reading the book. And within the rhymes there are great vocabulary moments, too!. . The backmatter of the book gives information about keeping urban chickens and some fun chicken facts. It is a great way to connect the story to the science."
Chickens on the loose.
Chickens on the lam.
Zipping from the yard,
As quickly as they can.
Chickens don't just live on farms--they're in the city too! In the store, on the street, they bring mayhem and excitement to all the surprised people. See where these mischievous chickens go in this brightly illustrated picture book told in verse. Also included at the back are fun facts and tips for the urban chicken farmer.
About The Authors:
Jane Kurtz is an award-winning children’s book author, speaker, and educator, and she is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Children’s and YA Literature. She is a co-founder of the board of Ethiopia Reads, an organization that brings books and literacy to the children in Ethiopia, where Jane grew up. She also heads the creative team of Ready Set Go Books, a project of Open Hearts Big Dreams to create fun, colorful, local language books for people in Ethiopia. Jane currently lives in Portland, Oregon.
John Joseph is an artist, illustrator, elementary school teacher, avid gardener, and community leader. He earned a degree in visual arts from Colorado State University and a Masters's from Lesley University and has won the ACP Excellence in Publishing Award for Best Picture Book. He lives in Colorado with his wife, two sons, and a German shepherd.
|Target Age Group: 04 to 08|
Physical Info: 0.4" H x 10.1" L x 10.0" W (0.95 lbs) 32 pages
This item is Returnable