The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra DeedyThe Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy

The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

byCarmen Agra DeedyIllustratorEugene Yelchin

Hardcover | January 31, 2017

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A powerful tale that celebrates the spirit of freedom!

La Paz is a happy, but noisy village. A little peace and quiet would make it just right. So the villagers elect the bossy Don Pepe as their mayor. Before long, singing of any kind is outlawed. Even the teakettle is afraid to whistle! But there is one noisy rooster who doesn't give two mangos about this mayor's silly rules. Instead, he does what roosters were born to do. He sings: "Kee-kee-ree-KEE!" Carmen Deedy's masterfully crafted allegory and Eugene Yelchin's bright, whimsical mixed-media paintings celebrate the spirit of freedom - and the courage of those who are born to sing at any cost.

Carmen Agra Deedy is one of America's foremost storytellers. Her many award-winning books include Martina the Beautiful Cockroach, which received a Pura Belpre Honor, and her New York Times bestseller 14 Cows for America. Born in Havana, Cuba, Carmen drew on her love of folklore to create The Noisy Little Rooster. She lives with her fa...
Title:The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!Format:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 10.28 × 8.32 × 0.43 inPublished:January 31, 2017Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545722888

ISBN - 13:9780545722889


Editorial Reviews

Praise for 14 Cows for America by Carmen Deedy; illustrated by Thomas


*" A stirring, heartwarming tale that made headlines when it happened and is now, thankfully,

preserved on the page for children." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A moving tale of compassion and generosity." -Publishers Weekly