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Catch That Chicken!

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Catch That Chicken!
Written by Atinuke
Format: Board Book
ISBN-13: 9781536228045
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Catch That Chicken!

author: Atinuke
illustrator: Angela Brooksbank

Lami is the best chicken catcher in the whole village. Her sister may be speedy at spelling, her friend fast at braiding hair, and her brother brave with bulls, but when it comes to chickens, nobody is faster or braver than Lami. That is, until the day when Lami chases a little too fast, up the baobab tree, and reaches a little too far . . . ow! How can she catch chickens with an ankle that’s puffed up like an angry lizard? Could it be, as Nana Nadia says, that quick thinking is more important than quick running? Award-winning author Atinuke celebrates Nigerian village life in a board book—vibrantly illustrated by Angela Brooksbank—with a universal message at its heart.

“A fun-filled, culturally rich tale that will delight readers young and older.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$8.99 / $11.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536228044 /  9781536228045
on sale date:
10/2022
type/format:
Board Books / Board Book
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 6 5/16" x 7 3/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
 
subjects:
Lifestyles; People & Places; Animals; Africa;
author’s comments:
Atinuke was born in Nigeria and spent her childhood in both Africa and the UK. As a traditional oral storyteller, drawing upon her recent Yoruba ancestry, she visits schools and theatres all over the world. Atinuke is the author of the bestselling Anna Hibiscus fiction series, as well as the No. 1 Car Spotter series, and the picture books Baby Goes to Market and B Is for Baby illustrated by Angela Brooksbank and Hugo illustrated by Birgitta Sif. Atinuke lives on a mountain overlooking the sea in west Wales and supports the charity SOS Children's Village. Visit her online at atinuke-author.weebly.com
illustrator’s comments:
Angela Brooksbank, a former designer and art director in children’s book publishing, is the illustrator of B Is for Baby and Baby Goes to Market, both by Atinuke. She lives in London.
 
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