The Rooster's Gift

by Pam Conrad

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 4, 1998 | Paper Text |

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Cot Cot Cot Cot Ca-toodle Tooooo! But one morning Rooster oversleeps, and the unthinkable happens. The sun rises without him! How can this be? What is his Gift, if it’s not to make the sun rise? With the help of Smallest Hen, proud Rooster learns just what it is that makes him special. Veteran author Pam Conrad’s delightfully funny and heartwarming tale of self-affirmation is gloriously brought to life with Eric Beddows’ rich illustrations.

Format: Paper Text

Published: January 4, 1998

Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0064434966

ISBN - 13: 9780064434966

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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The Rooster's Gift

The Rooster's Gift

by Pam Conrad

Format: Paper Text

Published: January 4, 1998

Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0064434966

ISBN - 13: 9780064434966

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Cot Cot Cot Cot Ca-toodle Tooooo! But one morning Rooster oversleeps, and the unthinkable happens. The sun rises without him! How can this be? What is his Gift, if it’s not to make the sun rise? With the help of Smallest Hen, proud Rooster learns just what it is that makes him special. Veteran author Pam Conrad’s delightfully funny and heartwarming tale of self-affirmation is gloriously brought to life with Eric Beddows’ rich illustrations.

About the Author

Pam Conrad is author of The Tub People, The Tub Grandfather, The Lost Sailor and Call Me Ahnighito, all illustrated by Richard Egielski, Animal Lingo, illustrated by Barbara Falk, and Doll Face Has A Party!, illustrated by Brian Selznick. She has also written many acclaimed novels, including Stonewords, Zoe Rising, Prairie Songs, and My Daniel. She lives in Rockville Centre, NY. Eric Beddows illustrated the Zoom series, for which he has twice won Canada’s Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award; the Newbery-winning Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, and Shadow Play, both by Paul Fleischman. He lives in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

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Rooster has a "gift"--he makes the sun rise each morning! But one day he oversleeps, and Rooster is shocked--the sun comes up anyway! Conrad's funny and heartwarming tale of self-affirmation is gloriously brought to life by Beddows' rich illustrations. Full color

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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