Synopses & Reviews
Earl and Pearl are planting pumpkins. Can Chicken find a way to help?
“A satisfying story with conflict and resolution, action and emotion . . . A gift for emerging readersand not just during pumpkin season.” The Horn Book
Earl and Pearl are planting pumpkins in the garden and Chicken wants to help. But all Chicken is good at is getting in the way. Then grasshoppers invade the pumpkin patch, and it's up to Chicken to save the day. Full color.
About the Author
Judyann Ackerman Grant and her family have raised numerous chickens as well as assorted cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, and goldfish on their farm in upstate New York. Ms. Grant was inspired to write Chicken Said, "Cluck!"
by watching chickens scratch in the new-turned garden every spring. This is her first book.
Sue Truesdell has illustrated many children's books, including How to Talk to Your Dog by Jean Craighead George and Betsy Byars's I Can Read! series about the adventuresome Golly Sisters. Ms. Truesdell lives in Tenafly, New Jersey.