Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bigandgt;andlt;bandgt;SOMETHING'S FOWL IN HOBOKEN.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;/bigandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; When Arthur Bobowicz is sent out to bring home the family's Thanksgiving turkey, he returns instead with Henrietta -- a 266 pound chicken with a mind of her own. Feathers fly when this colossal clucker descends upon Hoboken, New Jersey. Thus begins the hilarious hen-tastic tall tale that has kept readers in stitches since Henrietta first pecked her way onto the scene in 1977. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Revised with brand new illustrations by Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Auth, this new edition of andlt;iandgt;The Hoboken Chicken Emergencyandlt;/iandgt; will have readers crowing so hard with laughter, they may just lay an egg!
"An uproariously funny and surprisingly sophisticated book." -- andlt;iandgt;Newsweekandlt;/iandgt;
"The story has vitality and rock-the-boat humor." -- School Library Journal
"A contemporary tall tale that will stretch middle graders' imagination, sense of humor, and enthusiasm for reading. For absurdity with perfect timing, not many can match." -- andlt;iandgt;Booklistandlt;/iandgt;
"An uproar of a book. You're so busy laughing." -- Children's Book Review Service
"The story has vitality and rock-the-boat humor." -- andlt;iandgt;School Library Journalandlt;/iandgt;
"An uproar of a book. You're so busy laughing." -- andlt;iandgt;Children's Book Review Serviceandlt;/iandgt;
For 30 years, this tale has had kids clucking with delight. Arthur Bobowicz is sent to find a Thanksgiving turkey, but returns with a 266-pound chicken that has a mind of its own. Illustrations.
Daniel Pinkwater is the author of several bestselling children's
books as well as a popular commentator on National Public Radio. He writes
regular reviews on Contentville.com. Daniel lives in Hyde Park, New York.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Daniel Pinkwaterandlt;/bandgt; is the author of several bestselling children's andlt;BRandgt;books as well as a popular commentator on National Public Radio. He writes andlt;BRandgt;regular reviews on Contentville.com. Daniel lives in Hyde Park, New York.andlt;bandgt;Tony Authandlt;/bandgt; has been the editorial cartoonist for the andlt;Iandgt;Philadelphia andlt;BRandgt;Enquirerandlt;/iandgt; since 1971. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his work in 1976, as andlt;BRandgt;well as five Overseas Press Club Awards and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for andlt;BRandgt;Distinguished Service in Journalism. His cartoons are distributed around andlt;BRandgt;the world by Universal Press Syndicate.