My Hen Is Dancing (Read & Wonder)

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Relaunch of an award-winning non-fiction series. Read and Wonder is an innovative and highly acclaimed series of non-fiction picture books about the real world. They're written from a very personal viewpoint, mixing facts with feelings, encouraging children to think, feel and imagine as they learn. These six titles include the talents of celebrated authors and illustrators such as Dick King-Smith. Barbara Firth. Anita Jeram and Karen Wallace.

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Karen Wallace is an author who writes books for young children and teenagers. Her natural history book for children, Think of an Eel, has won awards on both sides of the Atlantic and her first novel, Raspberries on the Yangtze, was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize. Other titles include Imagine you are a Tiger, Climbing a Monkey Puzzle Tree and The Crunchbone Chronicles. Anita Jeram studied art at Manchester Polytechnic and now lives in Northern Ireland. Anita is best known for her illustrations for the picture book Guess How Much I Love You, which was shortlisted for the 1994 Kurt Maschler Award, and is now one of the world's bestselling picture books.

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PreSchool-Grade 2-This slim, easy-to-read volume derives its title from the foot movements a chicken makes while looking for food. The little boy who owns the hen narrates the story, describing the action in the illustrations. The large-print text of one to three sentences per page can be easily handled by beginning readers. The pen-and-ink and watercolor drawings are predominantly in soft tones of yellow and brown; some are almost comical. Small illustrations and hand-printed captions add more general information to the main text. The front endpapers have pictures of 12 different breeds of hens, while the back endpapers sport the corresponding roosters. However, all are unlabeled. A nice purchase, but not a necessary one.
Eldon Younce, Harper Elementary School, KS
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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