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Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

Interrupting Chicken (2010)

by David Ezra Stein

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Hilarious! Especially good if kids are familiar with the stories that are referenced in the book.
  bckidsrock83 | Apr 1, 2014 |
This is a really fun story that any parent can relate to when kids just won't settle down at bedtime. The illustrations are very fun and add a lot to the story.
  polochick | Mar 16, 2014 |
read for weekly assignment.
as a promoter of reading aloud, this story highlights in a creative fun way, the struggles of bedtime storytelling. The sketch-like visuals and bold use of select colors follows the "interruption" or book's theme. The book covers well-known fairytales within its own text and is a great addition into the classroom.
  cpwpsu | Mar 16, 2014 |
This book is about and chicken and the chicken's father, Papa. Papa agrees to read Chicken a bedtime story, but under the condition that he won't interrupt like he usually does. Chicken agrees, but ends up interrupting three stories by stopping the ending and making it his own.! His Papa is very frustrated and decides to take a different approach to the situation. He asks Chicken to tell him a bedtime story since he is getting so tired. Chicken agrees and reads a story that he makes up about how he is reading to his Papa,when in the middle of the story he gets interrupted by Papa snoring because he fell asleep.
  kvail | Mar 15, 2014 |
Papa Chicken keeps getting interrupted by Little Red Chicken as he tells her bedtime stories. He finally gives up so she can tell him a story and it's he who falls asleep.
  deannachambers | Mar 14, 2014 |
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Father and son are chickens in this book and it is bedtime for son, though, when it comes time for bedtimem stories the son is overwhelmed with excitement and inserts himself into each plot line of the few classics dad chicken tries to get through before he is able to get to the end of the story; be it Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel or Chicke Little. The illustrations in this book are likely what will be what stand-out to the story.
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Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.

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