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Birds of a Feather II
Submitted by: Christine Turner, Atascocita
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
Bob by: Tracey Campbell Pearson
While looking for someone to teach him how to crow, a rooster learns to sound like many different animals and finds that his new skills come in handy.
Hattie and the Fox by:Mem Fox
Hattie, a big black hen, discovers a fox in the bushes, which creates varying reactions in the other barnyard animals.
Rooster Can't Cock-a-Doodle-Doo by:Karen Rostoker-Gruber
When Rooster's throat is too sore for him to crow, the other farm animals help both him and Farmer Ted.
Big Chickens by:Leslie Helakoski
While trying to escape from a wolf, four frightened chickens keep getting themselves into the very predicaments they are trying to avoid.
A Chick Called Saturday by:Joyce Dunbar
A curious chick is disappointed at all the things his mother says he cannot do, such as swim like a duck, until he discovers one wonderful thing he can do very well.
Cook-a-Doodle-Doo! by:Janet Stevens
With the questionable help of his friends, Big Brown Rooster manages to bake a strawberry shortcake which would have pleased his great-grandmother, Little Red Hen.
Zinnia and Dot by: Lisa Campbell Ernst.
Zinnia and Dot, self-satisfied hens who bicker constantly about who lays better eggs, put aside their differences to protect a prime specimen from a marauding weasel.
The Chicken Sisters by:Laura Numeroff
The Chicken sisters drive a troublesome wolf home to his mother with their overwhelming eccentricities.
Rooster by:Jorge Lujan
Text in English and Spanish.
Songs
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See my storytime entry: Birds of a Feather for song and craft ideas.