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Chicken Joy on Redbean Road: A Bayou Country Romp

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When people danced to Joe Beebee’s music they forgot about bad knees, tight shoes, backaches, blisters, and beetles . . . They forgot sickness, sadness, and sin. Joe Beebee’s music, folks say, will take you up so high, your problems look small enough to stomp on. But, worries a plain brown hen, can it make a quiet rooster sing? Can it save her best friend from becoming Qui ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 9th 2007 by HMH Books for Young Readers
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Weird book.
My son (5) picked this book out at our local library. As you know, picking random books off the shelf can be a blessing or a curse. Fortunately, this book was a blessing. It is an enjoyable tale about a hen, a rooster, and their colorful & helpful bayou neighbors. From reading this book, my son was shown how not giving up can get you what you want, and how it is important to help others. My son also enjoyed it very much when the hen said, "Laissez les bons temps rouler," which he responded w ...more
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"she thought her world was a sweet little egg" I may have never seen so many great one liners in a picture book. It truly is musical.
After our little daytrip to Louisiana, I thought this book was quite cute and captures the spirit of the bayou.
Denise Ortakales
LOVE Melissa Sweet's illustrations!
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She wanted to kill the rooster!
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