Catch That Chicken!

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Catch That Chicken!
Written by Atinuke
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 1536212687
ISBN-13: 9781536212686
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Catch That Chicken!

author: Atinuke
illustrator: Angela Brooksbank

Lami is the best chicken catcher in the whole village. Her sister may be speedy at spelling, her friend fast at braiding hair, and her brother brave with bulls, but when it comes to chickens, nobody is faster or braver than Lami. That is, until the day when Lami chases a little too fast, up the baobab tree, and reaches a little too far . . . ow! How can she catch chickens with an ankle thatís puffed up like an angry lizard? Could it be, as Nana Nadia says, that quick thinking is more important than quick running? Award-winning author Atinuke celebrates Nigerian village life in a story vibrantly illustrated by Angela Brooksbank with a universal message at its heart.

The team behind Baby Goes to Market and B Is for Baby visit a Nigerian village for a humorous ode to childhood ingenuity.
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1536212687 /  9781536212686
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 3/4" x 11"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Lifestyles; People & Places; Animals;
author’s comments:
Atinuke is a Nigerian-born author who started her career as an oral storyteller. She is the author of B Is for Baby and Baby Goes to Market, which was named a Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book and an Africana Best Book. Her other books include a Boston GlobeĖHorn Book Honor winner, an International Reading Association Notable Book for a Global Society, and a Cybils Award winner. She lives in Wales.
illustrator’s comments:
Angela Brooksbank, a former designer and art director in childrenís book publishing, is the illustrator of B Is for Baby and Baby Goes to Market, both by Atinuke. She lives in London.
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