Synopses & Reviews
Big Brown Rooster is sick of chicken feed. So along with his friends--Turtle, Iguana, and Potbellied Pig--he sets out to make the most magnificent strawberry shortcake in the whole wide world. But thereand#8217;s one problem: none of his friends knows how to cook! The team bravely forges ahead, and with Roosterand#8217;s help, they learn how to measure flour (not with a ruler) and how to beat an egg (not with a baseball bat). But can they keep Pig from gobbling up all the ingredients? Take an old family recipe, add four funny friends, and mix in some hilarious cooking confusion and you have a picture book treat for children of all ages!
"A boisterous romp."--Publishers Weekly
"Part careful recipe, part wild farce, this gloriously illustrated picture book brings the farmyard into the kitchen with parody and puns and nonsense slapstick that kids will love."--Booklist (starred review)
"A tasty and joyous romp . . . promises messy kitchen fun."--The Bulletin
"Let's get cooking!" crows Big Brown Rooster in a new book by the illustrator of "To Market, To Market". The rooster and his friends are sick of chicken feed, but will they finish cooking a meal before Pig gobbles up all the ingredients? Full color.
"Cook-a-doodle-doo! Let's get cooking!" crows Big Brown Rooster in a new book by the illustrator of the ABBY Honor Book "To Market, To Market". Take an old family recipe, add four funny friends, and mix in some hilarious cooking confusion--and you have a picture book treat for children of all ages! Full color.
A cooking adventure from the award-winning creators of Jackalope
Take an old family recipe, add four funny friends, mix in some hilarious cooking confusion, and you have a delicious picture-book treat for children of all ages!
About the Author
is the author and illustrator of many popular books for children. Her picture books have garnered awards including a Caldecott Honor, a Texas Bluebonnet Award, and an American Booksellers Book of the Year Honor. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
SUSAN STEVENS CRUMMEL is the author of a number of acclaimed picture books, many of which she wrote with her sister, Janet Stevens. A former teacher, Ms. Crummel now spends her time writing and visiting schools as a guest author. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas.