The Trouble with Chickens: A J. J. Tully Mystery

Doreen Cronin (Author) Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publish Date
January 24, 2012
Pages
119
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.6 X 0.4 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061215346

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About the Author

Doreen Cronin worked as a attorney before writing her first book, Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type which won a Caldecott Honor. Since then she has written over 20 books for children. Born in Queens and raised in Long Island, Doreen now lives in Brooklyn with her two children.
Kevin Cornell is the author and illustrator of Lucy Fell Down the Mountain (FSG Books for Young Readers). He is known for his humor and has illustrated many books, websites, and comics such as The Chicken Squad, Count the Monkeys, The Terrible Two, and Mustache! He spends his time in Philadelphia drawing made-up things.

Reviews

Praise for Doreen Cronin's DIARY OF A FLY: "Like its predecessors, this diary is a crowd-pleaser."--ALA Booklist
Praise for Doreen Cronin's DIARY OF A FLY: "Impeccable comedic timing."--Horn Book Magazine
Praise for Doreen Cronin's DIARY OF A SPIDER: "Hits squarely on the middle-grade funnybone."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Praise for Doreen Cronin's DIARY OF A FLY: "Teeming with funny vignettes."--New York Times
"Cronin brings her droll humor to the chapter book set with great success. Fast-paced and funny, with interesting vocabulary and a well-constructed plot, this is terrific fare for readers who are ready to move beyond picture books, but are intimidated by longer works."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"The noirlike detective Tully and the funny chickens running around, well, like chickens make appealing characters, especially as drawn by Cornell, who knows how to get TV cartoon-style humor out of the action."--Booklist
Praise for Doreen Cronin's DIARY OF A FLY: "Irresistible and undeniably super."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for Doreen Cronin's DIARY OF A FLY: "Will have kids laughing out loud."--School Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for Doreen Cronin's DIARY OF A SPIDER: "Once again, brilliantly hilarious."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Praise for Doreen Cronin's DIARY OF A SPIDER: "A rib-tickling sequel."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)