Monday, February 8, 2010

Big Chickens Fly the Coop

Big Chickens Fly the Coop
by Leslie Helakoski
ill. by Henry Cole
unpaged picture book
New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2008

A flock of nervous chickens are trying to explore the barnyard beyond their hen-house. Their ultimate destination is to see the view from the farmhouse. After many failed attempts to get there, they finally succeed only to find it wasn't as exciting as they had hoped. Not necessarily an amazing story, but the illustrations were great! Don't get me wrong, the story is fun, especially to read-aloud.

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