Three Hens and a Peacock

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Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Peachtree Publishers
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.88 X 11.31 X 0.36 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781561455645

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About the Author
Lester L. Laminack is a specialist in children's literacy and professor emeritus at Western Carolina University. Laminack has written numerous books and articles for educators in addition to his picture books, and he is a sought-after speaker at professional meetings and reading associations nationwide. He lives in North Carolina.

Henry Cole has published almost 150 books for children, including those he has both written and illustrated, including Homer on the Case and The Somewhat True Adventures of Sammy Shine, and those he has illustrated, including bestsellers such as And Tango Makes Three and books by Julie Andrews Edwards and Harvey Fierstein. A former fourth grade science teacher who grew up on a farm, he is a popular presenter who dazzles audiences of all ages.
Reviews
"Laminack's storytelling is brisk, and Cole's cartoon illustrations are vivid and comical"--Booklist

"What might have been an ordinary be-yourself story is enhanced by Laminack's (Snow Day!) surprisingly thoughtful storytelling. . . Laminack characterizes the hens with a fine ear for their Golden Girls outrage. . . the illustrations go for big guffaws and slapstick instead, and largely succeed. . . effectively keeping the book from feeling message-heavy."--Publishers Weekly

"Frenetically posing chickens will inspire giggles. . . Good farm fun."--Kirkus Reviews--Kirkus Reviews

"A delightful choice for schools and public libraries"--School Library Journal