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I got a chicken for my birthday

Laura Gehl

I got a chicken for my birthday

by Laura Gehl

  • 235 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gifts,
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Birthdays,
  • Chickens,
  • Grandmothers

  • About the Edition

    All the birthday girl wants is a ticket to the amusement park. What does she get instead? A chicken! But this is no ordinary chicken it has plans! Perhaps the birthday girl may get her wish after all.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLaura Gehl ; illustrated by Sarah Horne
    ContributionsHorne, Sarah, ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26947464M
    ISBN 101512431303
    ISBN 109781512431308

    I Got a Chicken For My Birthday by Laura Gehl. Post navigation. Laura Gehl. The Booking Biz. Librarians and event organizers, send us an email. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to get author visit tips. Click for resources. We are currently not accepting new authors and illustrators except through client referrals. Buy I Got a Chicken for My Birthday by Laura Gehl, Sarah Horne, Library Edition format, from the Dymocks online bookstore.

      I lost my first chicken last night. She didn't come back to the coop, and there's not a trace of her anywhere. In my area, possibilities are: coyotes, foxes, raccoons, dogs, and hawks. I'm guessing a hawk. Wouldn't a ground based predator leave feathers around from the kill? A hawk would just swoop down and carry her away. The Bobby Pins. When I was seven years old, I overheard my mother tell one of her friends that the following day was to be her 30th birthday. Two things occurred to me when I heard that: one, I had never before realized that my mother had a birthday; and two, I could not recall her ever getting a birthday present.

    Chicken Cheeks by Michael Ian Black illustrated by Kevin Hawkes All kids like to talk about animal bottoms, and this book has a gazillion names for them, from “cheeks” to “tush” to “heinie.” The cover has an especially nice view of the backside of a chicken. Just for that, the book gets a shout-out mention here.   The book included an easy recipe for roast chicken, so I started by dutifully following Singer’s advice and asking the grocery clerk at the nearest supermarket if the store carried any organic Author: Martin Wolk.


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I got a chicken for my birthday by Laura Gehl Download PDF EPUB FB2

The I got a chicken for my birthday book is simple with the phrase, 'I got a chicken for my birthday' repeated throughout will encourage child participation. Colorful and energetic pen-and-ink illustrations pair well with the humorous story.

VERDICT Kids will enjoy pointing out the details that provide visual clues as to what the chicken is up to. An amusing story with a /5(16). I Got a Chicken for My Birthday - Kindle edition by Gehl, Laura, Horne, Sarah.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading I Got a Chicken for My Birthday/5(16). I Got a Chicken for My Birthday is a very fun book about a little girl who asks her Abuela for amusement park tickets for her birthday, but is sent a chicken.

The little girl tries to make the best of it by thinking about how much she likes scrambled eggs, /5. By the end of the story, it becomes clear that the girl's birthday gift is much more than a strange new pet.

The text is simple with the phrase, "I got a chicken for my birthday" repeated throughout will encourage child participation. Colorful and energetic pen-and-ink illustrations pair well with the humorous : Lerner Publishing Group.

The raucous colors pop against the wry, understated refrain, “I got a chicken for my birthday.” Practically every clever detail begs to be the center of attention. Is the chicken’s scrolled supply list with the sneakily embedded song lyrics the pièce de résistance, or is it the hamster powering the monstrous Ferris wheel.

Visual puns. Laura Gehl’s new picture book, I Got a Chicken for My Birthday is perfectly silly and sly, a celebration of the imagination that comes naturally to children and provides joy and laughter.

It’s Ana’s birthday, but the spotlight seems to have shifted from her to this crazy gift she received from her grandmother– a rainboot-wearing black.

Get this from a library. I got a chicken for my birthday. [Laura Gehl; Sarah Horne] -- A girl is disappointed when she receives a chicken as a birthday gift from her abuela, until she realizes the chicken is planning a bigger present for her special day.

What a birthday girl wants more than anything from her Abuela are tickets to the amusement park. Instead she gets a chicken.

But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans. With a lot of hard work, and help from lots of other animals, this chicken may. Though Ana had asked her Abuela Lola for amusement park tickets for her birthday, she receives a chicken instead.

Disappointed but good-natured, Ana reasons that. I Got A Chicken for My Birthday (Book): Gehl, Laura: A girl is disappointed when she receives a chicken as a birthday gift from her abuela, until she realizes the chicken is planning a bigger present for her special day.

“I got a chicken for my birthday,” says the young narrator with each turn of the page before describing the latest developments in a spare, droll accounting paired with colorful India ink illustrations that spare no details in documenting the absurdity (the chicken in a hardhat is priceless).

The end result. A fully functioning amusement : Megan Schliesman. I GOT A CHICKEN FOR MY BIRTHDAY By: Laura Gehl Illustrated by: Sarah Horne Published: March 1, Publisher: Carolrhoda Books – Lerner Publishing Fiction Laura Gehl is the author of the popular PEEP AND EGG series.

When I saw she had written about getting a chicken as a birthday present I knew I. I Got A Chicken for My Birthday (Picture Book): Gehl, Laura: A girl is disappointed when she receives a chicken as a birthday gift from her abuela, until she realizes the chicken is planning a bigger present for her special day.

All the birthday girl wants from her Abuela is a ticket to the amusement park. Instead, she gets a chicken. But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans With a lot of hard work, and help from other animals, this chicken may just end up granting the girl the best birthday gift ever "Blog.

I Got A Chicken for My Birthday (Book): Gehl, Laura: A girl is disappointed when she receives a chicken as a birthday gift from her abuela, until she realizes the chicken is planning a bigger present for her special day.

What a birthday girl wants more than anything from her Abuela are tickets to the amusement park. Instead she gets a chicken.

But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans. With a lot of hard work, and help from lots of other animals, this chicken may just end up building the girl the best birthday gift ever.

All the birthday girl wants from her Abuela is a ticket to the amusement park. Instead, she gets a chicken. But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans. With a lot of hard work, and help from other animals, this chicken may just end up granting the girl the best birthday gift ever. Title: I Got A Chicken For My Birthday Format: Picture Books Product dimensions: 32 pages, 9 X 11 X in Shipping dimensions: 32 pages, 9 X 11 X in Published: March 1, Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group Language: English.

I GOT A CHICKEN FOR MY BIRTHDAY by Laura Gehl with illustrations by Sarah Horne (CarolRhoda ). Very excited to share that Laura Gehl’s I GOT A CHICKEN FOR MY BIRTHDAY (illustrations by the wonderful Sarah Horne, published by CarolRhoda ) is the Center for Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) blog book of the week.

Read on and. IT'S MY BIRTHDAY. 🤪I turned 13 and this is what I got for my birthday this year. Please like & subscribe!!. Lots of love Coco 💗🦄 #unicornsquad PREVIOUS VIDEO. Laura Gehl (text), Sarah Horne (illus.), I Got a Chicken for My Birthday, Walker Books Australia, 1 May32pp., $ (hbk), ISBN: In this delightful story that begs to be read aloud, the text and illustrations work in gorgeous unison to tell a hilariously wacky story.

Ana’s grandmother gives her a chicken for herRead More. Description - I Got a Chicken for My Birthday by Laura Gehl But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans! With a lot of hard work, and help from lots of other animals, this chicken may just end up building the girl the best birthday gift ever!

Buy I Got a Chicken for My Birthday by Laura Gehl from Australia's Online Independent Author: Laura Gehl. Book Review: I Got a Chicken for My Birthday by Laura Gehl and Sarah Horne On her birthday, she got a chicken?

Okay, that's not even remotely close. In fact, I would venture a guess that the chicken and the amusement park tickets were not even sold in the same store.