Chicken Little

Author(s): Rebecca Emberley

3-5 yrs Picture Books (Hardback)

Caldecott Medalist Ed Emberley and his daughter Rebecca put a new twist on a classic tale and make the sky fall in an entirely new way, as crazy-eyed Chicken and all his panicked friends run away from the sky--and right into an eye-catching gatefold surprise. Full color.


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"Plan ahead. That's what one ditzy chick does not do in this riotously funny update of an old favorite. News that the sky is falling still precipitates panicky foolishness. But there's a better outcome for feathered friends." --"San Francisco Chronicle
""It's the dynamic illustrations and book design, however, that are the real feathers in this creative team's cap. Large, boldly colored birds flap across spacious white pages; their oversize, mesmerizingly multicolored eyes telegraph anxiety and instability." --"Horn Book
""The Emberleys offer what looks like cut-paper animals in well-defined shapes and eye-popping shades and set them against solid backgrounds of such pure color they seem to fly off the page." --Starred, "Booklist
""This is certain to become a favorite version of this story, and young readers will gleefully welcome an ending that offers no pedantic lesson on jumping to conclusions or following the masses but turns, rather, on the luck of a sneeze

General Fields

  • : 9781596434646
  • : Roaring Brook Press
  • : Roaring Brook Press
  • : March 2009
  • : 255mm X 264mm X 9mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rebecca Emberley
  • : Hardback
  • : Edward R Emberley
  • : 398.2
  • : illustrations