Mama, Papa, and their little family can’t wait for their newest chicks to arrive. But one little chick just doesn’t want to break out of its shell in this sweet spin on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty.
Peep peep! Mama and Papa can’t wait for their new little chicks to arrive.
With a quiver, A shiver, A crackle, and a peep!
Two of the chicks hatch!
But the third egg? It’s in no hurry to get cracking.
With the help of his siblings and his mama’s love, will this little chick find its way out into his big, new world?
Although Brenda Maier lived on a farm for the first few years of her life, she has never seen a chicken sing, tell jokes, or read. In addition to writing, Brenda enjoys reading, baking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their five children. She lives in Oklahoma, where she works as a gifted education specialist.
Zoe Waring is a children’s book illustrator and designer based in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Zoe loves the warmth and humor so often found in children’s picture books and is a little obsessed with cute baby animals, which often make an appearance within her artwork. She works in a variety of materials and loves creating engaging characters to make people smile. When she’s not drawing in her sunny studio, she can be found exploring the beautiful British countryside. To find out more please visit her online at ZoeWaring.co.uk and follow her on twitter at @ZoeMop.
Publisher: Aladdin (February 5, 2019)
Length: 32 pages
Grades: P - 2
Ages: 4 - 7
Lexile ® AD450L
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