Big Fat Hen

Paperback | April 20, 1999

byKeith Baker

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One, two, buckle my shoe. Three, four, shut the door . . . . Nine, ten, big fat hen! Now young children can enjoy a popular nursery rhyme and learn to count, too. Keith Baker's delightful illustrations filled with eggs and chicks (and bugs) are sure to tickle little ones for hours of read-aloud fun.

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You probably remember the rhyme: one, two, buckle my shoe, three, four, shut the door... Now Keith Baker updates the old poem with brilliant illustrations that will thrill kids. Counting has never been more fun than with the big fat hen, her eggs and some creepy-crawly bugs. Big Fat Hen will keep children captivated for hours as you re...

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One, two, buckle my shoe. Three, four, shut the door . . . . Nine, ten, big fat hen! Now young children can enjoy a popular nursery rhyme and learn to count, too. Keith Baker's delightful illustrations filled with eggs and chicks (and bugs) are sure to tickle little ones for hours of read-aloud fun.

Keith Baker has written and illustrated many well-loved picture books and early chapter books, including several about the charming and lovable Mr. and Mrs. Green. Two of his best-known picture books, Hide and Snake and Who Is the Beast?, are about animals. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 10 × 0.24 inPublished:April 20, 1999Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152019510

ISBN - 13:9780152019518

Appropriate for ages: 3

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You probably remember the rhyme: one, two, buckle my shoe, three, four, shut the door... Now Keith Baker updates the old poem with brilliant illustrations that will thrill kids. Counting has never been more fun than with the big fat hen, her eggs and some creepy-crawly bugs. Big Fat Hen will keep children captivated for hours as you read aloud.

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'Counting to 10 won't be the same with Baker's new, visually striking version.'-Working Mother'You and your child will love the colorful illustrations that stretch across pages and invite you to join in the rhyming chorus.'-Baby Talk 'Perfect for family sharing.'-San Diego Parent'Bold outlines, plump figures and vibrant acrylics add up to an especially appealing counting primer.'-Publishers Weekly'A ready read-aloud for the story-hour set.'-Booklist