Thursday, January 22, 2009


FOWL PLAY

Big Chickens by Leslie Helakoski, 2006. While trying to escape from a wolf, four frightened chickens keep getting themselves into the very predicaments they are trying to avoid.

Chicken and Cat by Sarah Varon, 2006. When Cat feels sad about living in the hustle and bustle of the city, Chicken finds colorful ways to make Cat feel better.

Chicken of the Family by Mary Amato, 2008. Henrietta’s older sisters convince her that she is really a chicken, so she runs away to live in a chicken coop.

Coriander the Contrary Hen by Dori Chacanas, 2007. A hen sits in the middle of the road, refusing to move, until a girl comes up with a wise solution.

Duck & Goose by Tad Hills, 2004. Duck and Goose find what they think is an egg, and fight over who gets to sit on it until it hatches.

Ducks Don’t Wear Socks by John Nedwidek, 2008. A serious girl meets a duck with a wacky wardrobe, and learns how to play.

Four Hens and a Rooster by Lena Landstrom, 2005. When a rooster turns into a bully, four hens take a class in self-esteem and learn to stand up for their rights,

Gus, the Pilgrim Turkey by Teresa Bateman, 2008. When Gus learns what happens to turkeys on Thanksgiving, he decides to head South for the winter.

Hungry Hen by Richard Waring, 2001. A greedy fox watches a hungry hen growing bigger every day, knowing that the longer he waits to eat her, the bigger she will be.

Mr. Duck Means Business by Tammi Sauer, 2011. Unexpected noisy visitors show up at the pond and ruffle Mr. Duck's feathers.

The Odd Egg by Emily Gravett. All of the other birds have an egg - except for Duck, who goes out and finds an enormous egg with a surprise inside.

Problem With Chickens by Bruce McMillan, 2005. When women in Iceland buy chickens to lay eggs, the chickens try to behave like humans, until the ladies hatch a clever plan.

Shelly by Margie Palatini, 2006. A late-bloomer learns to come out of his shell.

Wolf’s Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza, 1996. A hungry wolf’s attempts to fatten a group of chicks have unexpected results.

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