Interrupting Chicken

Category: Book
By (author): Stein, David Ezra
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Bedtime & Dreams
  JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
Awards: Cybils Winner
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Published: August 2010
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 8.94in x 11.00in x 0.25in
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From The Publisher*Awarded a 2011 Caldecott Honor!

A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken's habit of interrupting bedtime stories is gleefully turned on its head.

It's time for the little red chicken's bedtime story -and a reminder from Papa to try not to interrupt. But the chicken can't help herself! Whether the tale is HANSEL AND GRETEL or LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD or even CHICKEN LITTLE, she jumps into the story to save its hapless characters from doing some dangerous or silly thing. Now it's the little red chicken's turn to tell a story, but will her yawning papa make it to the end without his own kind of interrupting? Energetically illustrated with glowing colors -and offering humorous story-within-a-story views -this all-too-familiar tale is sure to amuse (and hold the attention of ) spirited little chicks.
Biographical NoteDavid Ezra Stein is an author-illustrator whose previous books include LEAVES, winner of an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. He lives in Kew Gardens, New York.