Written by Jacques Couvillon
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The Lovereading4Kids commentThis extraordinary debut is a funny and refreshingly quirky novel that celebrates the underdog. A boy called Don Schmidt finds fame in a chicken-judging contest and suddenly finds himself an unexpected celebrity. This sets in motion a chain of events that involves his parents, the chickens and a strange family mystery. Suddenly it seems that all Don has been lead to believe throughout his young life, no longer quite adds up...
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Chicken Dance by Jacques CouvillonDon Schmidt knows his name has changed, and he believes he had a sister who died of scarlet fever when she was fifteen, but these and other details of Don's life don't quite add up. When Don wins the Horse Island Chicken-Judging Contest, he is an instant celebrity, setting into motion a chain of events that involves a deep dark family mystery.
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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
4th February 2008
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