Susan Stevens Crummel (Author) Janet Stevens (Illustrator)
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DescriptionBig Brown Rooster is sick of chicken feed. So along with his friends--Turtle, Iguana, and Potbellied Pig--he sets out to make the most magnificent strawberry shortcake in the whole wide world. But there's one problem: none of his friends knows how to cook! The team bravely forges ahead, and with Rooster's help, they learn how to measure flour (not with a ruler) and how to beat an egg (not with a baseball bat). But can they keep Pig from gobbling up all the ingredients? Take an old family recipe, add four funny friends, and mix in some hilarious cooking confusion and you have a picture book treat for children of all ages!
August 01, 2005
11.04 X 9.48 X 0.16 inches | 0.53 pounds
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About the Author
JANET STEVENS is the author and illustrator of many popular books for children. Her picture books have garnered awards including a Caldecott Honor, a Texas Bluebonnet Award, and an American Booksellers Book of the Year Honor. She lives in Boulder, Colorado. SUSAN STEVENS CRUMMEL is the author of a number of acclaimed picture books, many of which she wrote with her sister, Janet Stevens. A former teacher, Ms. Crummel now spends her time writing and visiting schools as a guest author. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas.
"A boisterous romp."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)"Part careful recipe, part wild farce, this gloriously illustrated picture book brings the farmyard into the kitchen with parody and puns and nonsense slapstick that kids will love."--Booklist (starred review) "A tasty and joyous romp . . . promises messy kitchen fun."--The Bulletin