The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.43 X 0.32 X 10.92 inches | 0.81 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780374312510

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About the Author

JANICE HARRINGTON's Going North, for which she received the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award, was a Top of the List Booklist Editors' Choice. She lives in Champaign, Illinois. SHELLEY JACKSON is the author-illustrator of several picture books and author of adult fiction. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

"This book just begs to be read aloud, with long pauses to take in the complexity of the gorgeous half painted, half collage illustrations." --Time Magazine

"Never has the expression "feathers will fly" been aptly illustrated as in this vivacious story." --Starred, Kirkus Reviews

"Both words and pictures elevate a simple story about a girl's sly, barnyard game into a rollicking, well-told delight. A first-rate read-aloud." --Starred, Booklist

"This funny story will have city kids longing for the chance to chase (and/or nurture) some chickens themselves." --Starred, The Horn Book

"The mischief sings in every syllable fo this energetic tale . . . Harrington's storytelling style make the prose jump from page to ear." --Starred, The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Exceptional." --Book Links

"A marvelously delicious read-aloud." --School Library Journal

"A spirited read-aloud." --Publishers Weekly