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Chicken Chuck

3.36  ·  Rating Details ·  53 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
Chicken Chuck eats a big blue seed, and a blue feather sprouts magically in the middle of his forehead! It grows bigger and bigger and bigger, and Chicken Chuck grows bossier and bossier and bossier--until one day the farm animals discover a circus horse that has Two blue feathers on its head. This quirky story by classic children's author Bill Martin Jr has been reissued ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 4th 2005 by Cavendish Square Publishing (first published 2000)
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Christine Turner
Jun 26, 2009 Christine Turner rated it it was ok
Chicken Chuck the rooster, who has set himself up as boss of the barnyard by virtue of the special blue feather in the middle of his forehead, finds his authority undermined by a circus horse with two blue feathers.

I was not too impressed with this book.
Dec 09, 2014 Alice rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2-stars
This book was strange....that is all I can say, it had no point and it was a little weird...oh well
Jul 08, 2009 Contemplative rated it it was ok
Not one of our favorites. It was okay.
Aug 23, 2007 Sari rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: children
My five year old and I found Chicken Chuck at the library and loved it.

Chicken Chuck is a little too proud for the barnyard and learns a good lesson when he gets a little too greedy for his own good when the circus comes to town.

The illustrations are fun and the story is one we could read over and over (and have!).
Dec 16, 2012 Mandy rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
(3.5 stars)

One day Chicken Chuck ate an unusual blue seed and a beautiful blue feather appeared out of the top of his head. All of the barnyard animals admired Chicken Chuck's blue feather until all that praise went literally to "his head."

Fans of the sparkles in The Rainbow Fish may like the illustrations in this book as well.
Danielle Simmons
Chicken Chuck is a story of envy and pride. The main lessons of this book is to teach children that pride is sometimes a really bad thing. Acting like the boss of the farmyard, Chuck shows that pride over having a blue feather can be easily taken away and switched. Chuck goes from being the boss of the barnyard, back to being a regular rooster through a child like karma.
Joseph Leiter
Sep 17, 2015 Joseph Leiter rated it liked it
This books very good for kids who like to be unique this book was very fun and interesting . I feel like Kids can relate to this story in all grades. I highly recommend this book. The illustrations were wonderful.
Feb 19, 2015 Sarah rated it liked it
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This book was a goods book. I enjoyed reading it and looking at the illustrations. This is just s fun book to read and I think that kindergarten or first grade students would enjoy reading this book, mostly because of the pictures.
Samantha Buchanan
This books illustrations are beautiful! The touches of sparkle adds something fun! I like that the animals all ended up equal.
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Bill Martin, Jr. (1916-2004) was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet. His more than 300 books, among them the bestselling classics Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See; Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear; Panda Bear Panda Bear What Do You See; and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, are a testament to his ability to speak directly to children. Martin held a doctoral degree in early ...more
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