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The Chicken Problem

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Full of humor, refreshingly original characters, and math problems that young readers will be clamoring to help solve, The Chicken Problem is an ideal addition to the home or classroom. Left-brained Peg and her right-brained pal, Cat, are enjoying a picnic on the farm with Pig. However, when someone leaves the chicken coop open and the chicks run-a-muck, it's up to Peg and Cat to use their math skills to help solve their poultry predicament.

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About the Author

BILLY ARONSON'S plays have been produced frequently by Ensemble Studio Theatre and published in five volumes of Best American Short Plays. His writing for the musical theater includes the original concept and additional lyrics for Rent, and the book for the Theatreworks USA musical Click Clack Moo. His TV writing includes scripts for MTV's Beavis & Butt-head, Cartoon Network's Courage the Cowardly Dog, Sesame Workshop's Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures, and Nickelodeon's The Wonder Pets!, for which he was head writer and won an Emmy Award. He is presently working with artist Jennifer Oxley to turn Peg and Cat into a television show. Billy lives in Brooklyn with his wife Lisa Vogel and their offspring, Jake and Anna.

JENNIFER OXLEY was born in Hollywood, California, and made her first film at the age of seven. She's the recipient of an Emmy Award for her role as director on Nick Jr.'s Little Bill. Most recently she created the look and animation style for the award-winning television series The Wonder Pets! Jennifer has directed over 15 short films that have been screened at festivals around the world. Her most recent film, The Music Box was just acquired by the Museum of Modern Art for their permanent children's film collection. Jennifer lives and works in New York City as an independent filmmaker and artist. She's currently creating a television series with writer Billy Aronson for PBS Kids.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375969898
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Waterfowl
Author:
Oxley, Jennifer
Author:
Aronson, Billy
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.24 x 8.77 x 0.31 in 0.765 lb
Age Level:
from 3 up to 6

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Children's » General
Children's » Humor

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