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Little Rooster's Diamond Button

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Little Rooster is happy to find a diamond button—it’s a perfect present for his mistress. Then along comes the King, who snatches the button for his treasure chamber! Little Rooster demands the button back, but the King throws him in a well.

One thing the King doesn’t know: Little Rooster has a magic stomach. Water? Fire? Bees? No problem! Children will cheer for the spunky
ebook, 32 pages
Published December 14th 2010 by Albert Whitman & Company (first published January 1st 2007)
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For you see, there once was a little pet rooster who lived with a sweet little old lady. One day the rooster pecked up a diamond button from the dirt and intended to present it to his mistress, only to be waylaid by a nasty king. When the king steals the rooster's button, the fine fowl is not afraid to voice his complaints. Peeved, the king attempts to do away with the rooster by drowning, burning alive, and stinging it to death, respectively. Unfortunately for the increasingly put out monarch, ...more
Brittaney Reed
MacDonald,M.R.(2007). Little roosters diamond button. Illinois: Albert Whitman and Company

"Little Rooster's Diamond Button" by Margaret Read MacDonald and illustrated by Will Terry is a delightful tale of a little rooster who finds a diamond button. The little rooster wants to take the button to his mistress but the King takes the button and puts it with his treasures and tries to get rid of the rooster. Well, little does the King know the rooster has a magic stomach and each time the king tries
A great, lesser known folk tale that the kids LOVE.
I highly recommend this as a read aloud. .. The kids were totally on the edge of their seats and it got lots of laughs when the bad guy got his just desserts...
Christine Turner
A rooster with a magic stomach retrieves the diamond button which was stolen from him by a greedy king.

Folklore -- Hungary.
Henry, age 4, loves this book. He loves the rooster's magic stomach. Fun story with wonderful illustrations.
It's a rooster with a magic stomach, what's not to love? Reminiscent of good old fashioned story telling.
folk tale. clever rooster finds a way to get all the riches from the king.
Little Rooster has a magic stomach and quite a story to tell.
Sharlet Mullen
very fun story. The rooster wins over the family and rewards them.
The Styling Librarian
Really cute, fun read aloud, great repetition.
Good story just didn't enjoy the illustrations.
The King's trousers were creepy, but comical.
Gorgeous artwork and cute story.
well written and has a narrative tone
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