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Interrupting Chicken

Stein, David Ezra

(Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Interrupting Chicken
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Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 0763641685
9780763641689
Characteristics: 1 v. :,col. ill. ;,23 x 28 cm.

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Papa Rooster attempts to read his daughter bedtime stories, but is interrupted as she tries to calm the characters in the fairy tales he reads. With a sweet twist in the end, and plenty of humor, this book is great for sharing with older preschool children as well as those in elementary grades!

Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.

Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.

Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.

When Papa’s bedtime story of Hansel and Gretel gets a little too intense for Little Red Chicken, she can’t help herself from interrupting to make sure there’s a happy ending. “DON’T GO IN! SHE’S A WITCH!...THE END!” Two more stories are interrupted the same way when Little Red saves Chicken Li... Read More »


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Oct 24, 2014
  • gingermomof4 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is the best book I've found for teaching children to listen without constantly interrupting. I use it in September and from then on my kindergarten class knows exactly what I mean when I ask, "Are you being an interrupting chicken?" They get it!

Oct 10, 2014
  • CATLIN rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Parents and kids are going to love this little story! Little chicken doesn't want to go to sleep and finishes every story her dad tries to tell her. Very funny!

This is a wonderful book and I recommend all children read this book. Its a fun and interesting book. Children will get a kick out of reading this and will learn not to interrupt people. It is a great lesson on how to teach children to not talk while others are talking as well. I think children will truly grasp the concept of this book in a funny way. Its a great lesson for teachers to teach when they are being interrupted in class by their students. Children will love the jokes and humor that comes from this great book!

Apr 21, 2011
  • jupiterfalling rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A quirky but fun read.

Feb 06, 2011
  • Ubalstecha rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A fairly brilliant book about a dad trying to read a story to his young daughter, except she keeps interrupting the story. Funny and drives the message home without being preachy. Kids love this book.

Nov 20, 2010
  • bookbee rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fun story that will delight both child and parent!

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Aug 17, 2014
  • Sydneycartwheel rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sydneycartwheel thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Jul 09, 2014
  • violet_cat_3232 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

violet_cat_3232 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

latrinablue thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 12

Dec 17, 2012
  • incikaya rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

incikaya thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 6

teodorasc thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 2 and 3

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This book is about a little chicken who wants her papa chicken to read her a book. Throughout each story the little chicken interrupts her papa chicken. He then comes up with a way to get her to stop interrupting him.

When Papa read Little Red Chicken some of her favourite stories at bedtime, such as Little Red Riding Hood, Chicken Little and Hansel and Gretal, Little Red Chicken kept interrupting with her own endings, until they ran out of stories. That’s when they decided that Little Red Chicken would tell Papa one of her very own stories!

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"It’s bedtime for Little Red Chicken and she wants Papa to tell her a bedtime story. Papa says, “You’re not going to interrupt the story, are you?” but Little Red Chicken just can’t help herself. As soon as the story gets going, out jumps the little red chicken into the story and saving the characters from danger. Will she ever get to sleep?"

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