Children's Picture books about Chickens

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by taprock, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am looking for a list of good kids stories about chickens. I have read a few that I didn't think were all that great. If you read a good one let me know the name and author.

    The best I have found at this point is "Squawking Matilda' by Lisa Horstman

    Here is a list of those I know plus those others have posted, green means someone liked it.

    Bob the Rooster - Tracy Campbell Pearson
    Louise: the adventures of a chicken - Kate Dicamillo
    Big Chickens Fly the Coop - Leslie Helakoski
    Big Fat Hen - Keith Baker
    The Chickens of Fowl Farm - ebook
    The Chicken Said, "Cluck!" by Judyann Ackerman Grant
    There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick! by Lucille Colandro

    Chicken Big - Keith Graves
    Chickens to the Rescue - John Himmelman
    Interrupting chicken - David Ezra Stein
    The Plot Chickens - mary Jan Auch
    Acoustic Rooster and his barn yard Band - Kwame Alexander
    Four Hens and a Rooster - Lena Landstrom
    Proud Rooster and Little Hen - Carl Sommer
    Blue Chicken - Deborah Freedman
    Pretty Pru - Holly Dunbar
    The great Great Chicken War - David De la Garza
    Beautiful Yetta - Daniel Pinkwater
    Chicken Little - Rebecca Emberley
    Squawking Matilida - Lisa Horstman
    Chicken Feathers - Joy Cowley
    The Perfect Nest - Catherine Friend
    One more Egg - Sarah Emmanueile Burg
    Chicken Bedtime is Really Early - Erica S. Perl
    Chickerella - Mary Jan Auch
    Chicken Butt - Erica S. Perl
    Chicken Cheeks - Michael Ian Black
    Chicken Chicken Duck - Nadia Kritanovich
    Tilly Lays and Egg - Terry Golson
    The Problem with Chickens - Bruce McMillian
    Big Chickens - Henry Cole
     
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  2. clarkechick

    clarkechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohh, we have some good ones!

    Bob the Rooster - by Vermont author (yay) Tracy Campbell Pearson is great!

    Louise: the adventures of a chicken by Kate DiCamillo

    I'll have to go through some of my others when I get home.
     
  3. Rosaleen

    Rosaleen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found a book from 1898 on ebooks ( free ) called The Chickens of Fowl Farm ....but what's really interesting are the photos from that time period.
     
  4. clarkechick

    clarkechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got two more:

    Big Chickens Fly the Coop by Leslie Helakoski
    Big Fat Hen (Classic "One two buckle my shoe" counting but with AMAZING illustrations) by Keith Baker
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    The Chicken Said, "Cluck!" by Judyann Ackerman Grant
    There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick! by Lucille Colandro
     
  6. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great, keep them coming, I will be interloaning alist of them at my library. The only one I have read is Louise: the adventures of a chicken.
     
  7. chigger bait

    chigger bait Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My wife and I are going to order our granddaughters, "Cluck".

    Thanks for the heads up.
     
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    It's really cute, I've never had a child of any age not like it.
     

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