Little Chick

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Little Chick
Written by Amy Hest
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763628905
ISBN-13: 9780763628901
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Little Chick

author: Amy Hest
illustrator: Anita Jeram

Little Chick may be a good and patient gardener, as Old-Auntie observes, but what if you simply canít wait for your carrot to grow tall? What if you skip like a pro but still canít lift your kite in the air? Or if youíre a really good stretcher but canít reach your favorite star? With affection and humor, Amy Hest offers three vignettes about a curious chick and a loving auntie who knows how to soften disappointments by keeping the spark of wonder alive. And the incomparable Anita Jeram renders Little Chickís gestures and movements with a mastery that captures the spirit of every young child.

The creators of the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling KISS GOOD NIGHT offer a trio of gentle tales about a special intergenerational bond.
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0763628905 /  9780763628901
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
56 / 9 13/16" x 10 1/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
Fiction; Social Issues; Animals; Family; Lifestyles;
author’s comments:
Amy Hest, a three-time winner of the Christopher Award, is the author of Kiss Good Night and other stories about Sam and Mrs. Bear, as well as the Baby Duck series and many more award-winning books for children. She lives in New York City.
illustrator’s comments:
Anita Jeram, the illustrator of the award-winning Sam and Mrs. Bear books, is also the illustrator of the runaway classic Guess How Much I Love You and Youíre All My Favorites, both by Sam McBratney. She lives in Northern Ireland.
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