Watch Millie care for her suburban backyard chickens in this playful rhyming story. Then, delve into 7 pages of educational endnotes to learn all about chickens, including anatomy and breeds, and 4 easy egg dishes to try together! A fun way to introduce kids to life sciences and where food comes from.
Product Dimensions:10 x 9.75 inches
Page Count:40 pages
Age Range:Ages 5-9 years
Awards & Accolades
"Endpapers feature an assortment of heritage breed chickens on a soft blue background. The back matter includes a colorful illustrated glossary and informative text on keeping chickens, chicken anatomy, parts of an egg, and the life cycle of chickens as well as suggestions of different cooking methods for eggs. VERDICT An appealing picture book answer to the question, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" — School Library Journal
About the Contributors
Written by - Brenda Williams
Brenda Williams is the author of over four hundred published poems. A former primary school teacher, she has also written many educational articles and books. Brenda was born in the West Midlands, and now lives in Wiltshire, England.
Illustrated by - Valeria Cis
Valeria Cis has been drawing for as long as she can remember. She is a full-time illustrator who lives in Rosario, Argentina with her husband, Sebastian, and their son, Facundo and their little daughter, Olivia.