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Five Little Chicks by Nancy Tafuri

Five Little Chicks

by Nancy Tafuri

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Five little chicks hatch, and boy are they born hungry! Exploring the environment, each chick finds a potential meal, each with a little rhyme. But those worms and bugs and strawberries and trout are probably too unwieldy for their newborn beaks, so their wise mama leads them to the corn patch for a scratch fest. An excellent choice for counting, identifying colors, and doing animals sounds and actions. Tafuri's trademark colored pencils make for brightly textured and engaging illustrations that stretch across full-page spreads.
  rarewren | May 30, 2014 |
This book about a big mother hen and her five newly hatched chicks in the farm. The five little chicks looking for food. Then mother hen shows them how to run to the corn patch and scratch, scratch, and peck.
Source: Pierce College Library
Age: 1 and up
  sunw | May 2, 2013 |
rhyme and repetition make this book predictable and a good choice for a new reader.
1st grade level ( )
  patsila | Jul 15, 2009 |
a chicken takes care of her five chicks ( )
  kwalk3 | Feb 3, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0689873425, Hardcover)

This little chick

went to the garden.

This little chick

found a worm.

This little chick

eyed a berry.

And this little chick

gave a squirm!

With counting, fun, and vibrant illustrations, acclaimed storyteller Nancy Tafuri brings the farmyard to life. Mamas and little ones everywhere will cherish all the special moments of these little chicks for years to come.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:21:31 -0400)

Five chicks and their mother peck in the corn patch in search of breakfast.

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