Saturday, March 19, 2011

The Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin

"It was a hot, sunny day when I met that crazy chicken."

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Summary: A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.

Illustrations by Kevin Cornell.

Publisher: Balzer + Bray; 119 pages


Unknown said...

I don't think this book is Newbery material -- but do NOT let that stop you from reading it! It is cute and funny and will make such a fun read aloud. Great book for a reluctant reader.

Anonymous said...

It's always fun to learn about new funny books! And isn't it time for a funny book to win again???

Anonymous said...

I agree that it's not Newbery material, but it was very creative. A fun, quick read.

DaNae said...

I enjoyed this quite a lot, but while reading it to 1st and 2nd graders I watched most of the humor float right over thier heads.

Anonymous said...

I agree with all comments here. This was a fun read aloud but I think the humor would be lost on younger kids. Great book but I don't feel Newbery material.