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The Chicken Sisters [Paperback]

By Laura Numeroff (Author) & Sharleen Collicott (Illustrator)
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When a troublesome wolf moves into town, the Chicken sisters drive him home to his mother with their overwhelming eccentricities. By the author of If You Give a Moose a Muffin. Reprint.

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When a big bad wolf moves to town, it would seem that the chicken sisters' fate is sealed, but in a clever twist, the eccentric trio saves the day. The unwitting wolf proves to be no match for the good intentions of these itching-sweater-knitting, off-key-singing, burnt-cookie-baking neighbors. Here's one wolf that's off to live with his mother "Off the wall fun."--Publishers Weekly"A winner."--School Library Journal

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Chicken Sisters by Laura Numeroff & Sharleen Collicott has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 1459
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 668
  • Publishers Weekly - 02/22/1999
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 965

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Item Specifications...

Studio: HarperCollins
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.7" Width: 10.04" Height: 0.11"
Weight:   0.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 9, 1999
Publisher   HarperTrophy
Age  5-7
Edition  Revised  
ISBN  0064435202  
ISBN13  9780064435208  
UPC  046594005953  

Availability  0 units.

More About Laura Numeroff & Sharleen Collicott

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Laura Numeroff is the New York Times bestselling author of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies Do Best. The youngest of three sisters, Laura lives in Los Angeles, California.
Lynn Munsinger has illustrated dozens of children's books, including Spot the Plot by J. Patrick Lewis and What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies Do Best by Laura Numeroff. She spends winters in Vermont and the snowless seasons in Connecticut.

Laura Numeroff has published or released items in the following series...
  1. If You Give... Books (Hardcover)

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Animals > Birds > Fiction
3Books > Subjects > Children > Animals > Farm Animals > Fiction
4Books > Subjects > Children > Animals > Foxes & Wolves > Fiction
5Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Humorous
6Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8
7Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Action & Adventure

Reviews - What do customers think about The Chicken Sisters?

Excellent story for Young Children  Oct 24, 2007
My youngest daughter loved the story. I gave it to her for her 5th birthday. I have read this book to her twice already. What a great bonding experience. An I must say I really enjoyed the story as well
Cute story . . .  Jul 24, 2002
This is a cute story that my daughter enjoys reading. The illustrations are very nice. For adults, it may seem odd that the the characters are intolerant of the wolf's past (he is now old and harmless) and run him out of town, but this will be lost on kids. It is a humorous story, our 2 year old understands some of the humor, while other parts are geared toward the adult funny bone.
Where's the sequel??!!  Nov 6, 2000
We have several great books of Laura Numeroff's in our library, yet I must say this is THE favorite of our 3 yr old boy, our 8 yr old girl and myself! These sisters are nutty - but darn smart - you will fall in love with them at your first reading. And believe me - you will be pulling this book out again and again to read. The illustrations are darling too. A true gem of a book for all!!
A Wonderful Book!  Aug 16, 2000
After reading the quirky synopsis of this book I bought it for my daughter and have been reading it to her since her birth 11 months ago. She loves it! The illustrations are colorful and lush, the animals depicted are realistic without being scary. The story is perfect, not too long and kind to sleep-deprived parents (no tongue twisters!). It is cute, whimsical and snappy. This is a book you won't mind reading again and again and again...
Self-confident sisters bring laughs for adults and kids  Dec 13, 1998
This is a great book, as the official reviews agree. I counsel parents who worry their kids won't feel confident or will be the target of teasing or gossip (because they were conceived w/ some extra medical help, for ex. - see my book Helping the Stork). These sisters have such joy and enthusiasm, undampened by their grumpy neighbors, and they win over everyone. Carol Frost Vercollone

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