Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra SteinInterrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

Interrupting Chicken

byDavid Ezra SteinIllustratorDavid Ezra Stein

Board Book | April 2, 2019

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“The delivery is Catskill perfect; readers will fall hard for the antics of this hapless pair.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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. When it’s the little red chicken’s turn to tell a story, will her yawning papa make it to the end without his own kind of interrupting? The charming 2011 Caldecott Honor Book is available in an abridged board book edition for the first time.
David Ezra Stein is an author-illustrator whose previous books include LEAVES, winner of an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. He lives in Kew Gardens, New York.
Title:Interrupting ChickenFormat:Board BookProduct dimensions:34 pages, 7.94 × 6.5 × 0.73 inShipping dimensions:7.94 × 6.5 × 0.73 inPublished:April 2, 2019Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1536206725

ISBN - 13:9781536206722

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cute Cute book about a little one interrupting their father during storytime.
Date published: 2017-02-19

Editorial Reviews

The delivery is Catskill perfect; readers will fall hard for the antics of this hapless pair.—Publishers Weekly (starred review)It doesn’t matter if you are a storytime librarian, classroom teacher or sleepy parent - Interrupting Chicken will have you matching giggles and gaffaws with your audience—Bookends (Booklist blog)Stein uses page turns dramatically to build tension, which is released each time the chicken interrupts and amends a fairy tale…illustrations are vivid and dramatic. Great fun for reading aloud.—BooklistThis is one of the rare titles that will entertain both parent and child.—School Library JournalThis tender iteration of a familiar nighttime ritual will be equally welcomed by fond parents and those children for whom listening to stories is anything but a passive activity.—Kirkus ReviewsThe colorful illustrations and humorous tone make this book an enjoyable independent read or as a read aloud.—Library Media ConnectionVibrant art is offbeat and original like the story line that still manages a familiar ring for patient parents and participatory kids alike—San Francisco ChronicleThis entire book is just as much fun as the title.—Chicago TribuneA papa chicken can't get a word in edgewise in the lighthearted Caldecott Honor winner that proves patience is a virtue.—Daily CandyFeatured/recommended on Oprah's 2012 Kids Reading List—