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I Bought a Baby Chicken
by Kelly Milner Halls (Goodreads Author)
Boyds Mills Press publishes a wide range of high-quality fiction and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, novels, and nonfiction
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Boyds Mills Press
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Fun, cumulative rhyme includes counting, and family relationships (sister, grammy, grampa, etc.) as the whole family goes overboard getting baby chickens at the general store. A good zinger of an ending, "There were baby chicks most everywhere, as you must know by now.../I guess my family's lucky that I didn't want a cow!"
Kelly Milner Halls specializes in high interest, well researched nonfiction for young readers. Her books include TALES OF THE CRYPTIDS, SAVING THE BAGHDAD ZOO, IN SEARCH OF SASQUATCH and ALIEN INVESTIGATION. But she is also an avid YA fan and loves realistic fiction including GIRL MEETS BOY, the anthology she edited for Chronicle (January 2012). Her first short story is in that anthology. She hope ...moreMore about Kelly Milner Halls...