When Chicken dreams of buried treasure, he and his pal fly the coop and set out on a journey to find the golden corn, in this scrambled retelling of a classic Eastern European folktale. Their eggs-traordinary adventure takes them across the road, through the woods, and to a distant barn where they hear of pigs that can fly and dreams that can feed the imagination. Packed with word play and over twenty puns, thanks to Kevin O'Malley's trademark humor, Chicken's adventure reminds us that sometimes we need to leave home to realize the things we really treasure can be found right back where we started.
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KEVIN O'MALLEY is the co-author and illustrator of the popular Miss Malarkey series as well as the award-winning Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude and the national bestseller Gimme Cracked Corn and I Will Share. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
“Corny one-liners drive this slapstick fantasy, as two featherbrained hens cross the road to follow their dreams absurd, but somehow endearing.” ―Parenting
“O'Malley's verbal hijinks and rib-tickling artwork will provide readers with 'egg-stremely egg-ceptional' giggles.” ―Publishers Weekly, starred review
“A frittata of fun.” ―Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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Book Description Walker Childrens, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Kevin O'Malley (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0802796842
Book Description Walker Childrens, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110802796842