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Chicken Butt!
Chicken Butt!
Authors: By Erica S. Perl, illustrated by Henry Cole
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0-8109-8325-7
EAN: 9780810983250
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 4/1/2009
Trim Size: 9 x 9
Page Count: 32
Cover: Hardcover
Illustrations: 32 pages with full-color illustrations
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$13.95
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About the book
You know what?
What?
Chicken butt!
 
The classic schoolyard joke has been recast as an irreverent picture book, with call-and-response parts for parent and child. The word repetition in Erica S. Perl’s text, and wonderfully comic illustrations by beloved artist Henry Cole, make this a particularly inviting book for new readers, as does the opportunity to “trick” a parent or other adult into participating in a very silly joke. The humor builds to a surprising and satisfying conclusion. Warning: Kids will want to read this one over and over and over again!
 
“An unhinged piece of slap-happy rhyming…rocket-propelled artwork…the romp is a powerful piece of cacophony, more frenetic by the moment.”—Kirkus Reviews

About the author
Erica S. Perl is a full-time writer and part-time chicken. She is the author of Ninety-three in My Family (Reuben Award, Book Sense Pick, Slate’s Best Books), which School Library Journal called a “comic masterpiece,” and Chicken Bedtime Is Really Early, which received a starred review from Booklist. She lives with her family in Washington, D.C. Visit her at ericaperl.com. Henry Cole grew up on a farm in Virginia with a coop full of mischievous chickens. He now lives in Florida with two peacocks. You can find him online at www.henrycole.net.

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Find out more about author Erica Perl at her official website: www.ericaperl.com 

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