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Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

Interrupting Chicken (original 2010; edition 2010)

by David Ezra Stein, David Ezra Stein (Illustrator)

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Title:Interrupting Chicken
Authors:David Ezra Stein
Other authors:David Ezra Stein (Illustrator)
Info:Candlewick (2010), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 40 pages
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Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein (2010)



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A story about the experience of reading a bedtime story to a toddler.
  pcanoy | Jun 11, 2017 |
Interrupting Chicken is a book about a father reading his son a bedtime story. The catch here is that the little red chicken won't stop interrupting the story with his own ending! Eventually, they run out of stories, so the little red chicken makes up a story on his own.
The big reason that Interrupting Chicken is deserving of the Caldecott Award is the versatility Stein displays in his art. There are 3 distinct styles. There is the main style of art that pictures the characters, there is the “storybook” art; vastly different, reflecting the style of older children's artists such as Beatrix Potter. The third is an entertaining, childish scribble that represents the little red chicken's own story. Stein succeeds in creating expressive characters using all three styles of art.
Aside from teaching kids not to interrupt, this book isn't necessarily an educational one. It would be a fun interactive book. The end of the book has the little red chicken telling his own story; could be a good segway into having kids try their hand at a writing exercise. ( )
  S_Trevor | May 7, 2017 |
A funny read that brings to life a reader's investment in the wellbeing of a story's characters and shares some favorite classic stories with children as well. ( )
  AngelaKastrava | Apr 26, 2017 |
This is a fun book that can be used in an early childhood classroom. It is able Papa chicken trying to tell a story to little red chicken. The little chicken kept interpreting the story. After many times the little chicken decides to tell Papa chicken a bedtime story. Although the roles were switched with little chicken puts Papa to sleep. ( )
  a.newsom | Apr 25, 2017 |
Little Red Chicken is on his way to bed and asks his Papa to read him a story. Papa read him fairy tales and he was having a hard time not interrupting and telling the characters about the bad that lies ahead.
  kathleenkarakey | Apr 17, 2017 |
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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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