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- Publication Date: March 2, 2021
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 8 1⁄2 x 10 1⁄2
- ISBN: 9781419745706
- Page Count: 40
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
- Rights: World/All
Rocker Chick overcomes stage fright to find her voice in this rockin’ companion to Chicks Rule!
Rocker Chick loves to jam out alone in her room. She strums her guitar and belts into her tailfeather brush. But she’s too chicken to perform for a crowd. When she’s invited to play a big show at the local barn, Rocker Chick isn’t sure she’s brave enough to take the stage. Thankfully, her peeps have her back.
Each bringing their own strengths and skills, Rocker Chick’s friends help her find her inner rock star and step into the spotlight. This celebration of courage and commitment shows just how much friendship rocks!
"True to its musical core, Bardhan-Quallen’s text has a lively spring, which is snappy to read aloud."Kirkus Reviews —
"This title brings a message of courage and growing self-esteem through the support of friends."School Library Journal —
"The theme of working together and empowering one another is sweetly (and comically) portrayed here along with an important early lesson about relying on others when facing a personal struggle."Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books —
"Panel art moves this story of friendship and teamwork along quickly for a lighthearted yet relatable read."Booklist —
About the author
Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen is the author of many children’s books, including Chicks Rule!, Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!, and Quackenstein Hatches a Family. She lives in New Jersey with her family. Renée Kurilla is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including The Pickwicks’ Picnic. She is also the author-illustrator of One Springy, Singy Day. She lives just south of Boston with her family.