Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
  

Interrupting Chicken

Written by David Ezra Stein
Illustrated by David Ezra Stein

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

A favourite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken's habit of interrupting bedtime stories is gleefully turned on its head.It's time for the little red chicken's bedtime story - and a reminder from Papa to try not to interrupt. But the chicken can't help herself! Whether the tale is Hansel and Gretel or Little Red Riding Hood or even Chicken Little, she jumps into the story to save its hapless characters from doing some dangerous or silly thing. Now it's the little red chicken's turn to tell a story, but will her yawning papa make it to the end without his own kind of interrupting? Energetically illustrated with glowing colours - and offering humorous story-within-a-story views - this all-too-familiar tale is sure to amuse (and hold the attention of) the most spirited little chicks.

Reviews

A fabulous fauvist palette adds to the high-voltage humour. * Daily Telegraph * This tender iteration of a familiar night-time ritual will be equally welcomed by fond parents and those children for whom listening to stories is anything but a passive activity. * Kirkus Reviews *

About the Author

David Ezra Stein is the creator of many award-winning picture books, including Interrupting Chicken - which was awarded a prestigious Caldecott Honor - Because Amelia Smiled and Dinosaur Kisses. He lives with his family in Kew Gardens, New York.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

David Ezra Stein
More books by David Ezra Stein

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st November 2012

ISBN

9781406340310


Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****