City Chickens by Christine HeppermannCity Chickens by Christine Heppermann

City Chickens

byChristine Heppermann

Paperback | May 27, 2015

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"Animal-loving city and country kids alike will find this worth clucking about." - The Bulletin

&nbspJust outside of downtown Minneapolis, follow the sound of crowing and&nbspyou will find Mary Britton Clouse's Chicken Run Rescue.&nbspOver the years, Mary and her husband have given hundreds of homeless birds a safe place to rest until they can be adopted by caring families. &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Each chicken has a story to share, and the author (who adopted her own chicken) has crafted a spare, moving, and at times humorous text that will open young readers' eyes&nbspand also inspire them to help&nbspall creatures great and small. &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp
Christine Heppermann has been a reviewer and columnist for the Horn Book magazine since 1996. She used to work for Wild Rumpus Bookstore, where she especially enjoyed leading a middle grade book club, feeding mealworms to the salamander, and taking Elmo the iguana out on a leash for a walk. She lives with her family, and pet...
Title:City ChickensFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.25 inPublished:May 27, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544455932

ISBN - 13:9780544455931


Editorial Reviews

A warm, inviting look into an unusual facet of animal rescue efforts." - School Library Journal "Animal-loving city and country kids alike will find this worth clucking about." - Bulletin "