Interrupting Chicken

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By David Ezra Stein
Publisher Candlewick
Interrupting Chicken
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Its time for the little red chickens bedtime storyand a reminder from Papa to try not to interrupt. But the chicken cant help herself! Whether the tale is Hansel and Grettel 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 its the little red chickens 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 colorsand offering humorous storywithinastory viewsthis alltoofamiliar tale is sure to amuse (and hold the attention of) spirited little chicks.A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chickens habit of interrupting bedtime stories is gleefully turned on its head.Awarded a 2011 Caldecott Honor!

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477 words477 words
40 pages40 pages
Lexile AD510LLexile AD510L
Grade P to 3Grade P to 3
Age 2-8Age 2-8
Published 2010Published 2010

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9780763641689

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