A Chick Called Saturday by Joyce Dunbar

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Saturdays a rebel chick who never stays in line with the rest of the brood. Intrigued by the other farm animals, he wants to swim, honk, and fly just like them. But his mother says no. Then one day he sees a wonderful sight, and discovers something that he can do!

About Joyce Dunbar

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JOYCE DUNBAR has written more than fifty books for children, including The Very Small and This Is the Star. She lives in Norwich, England. Brita Granstrom's books with Mick Manning include Art School, Nature Watch, The World is Full of Babies (Smarties silver award winner 1996), and What's Under the Bed? (TES award winner 1997).
Published April 3, 2003 by Doubleday Children's Books. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Although it will hardly pass muster as science—hens do not lay multicolored eggs (perhaps Mother Hen is a brooder?), and cockerels are not born with combs—this gentle life lesson of pursuing one’s potential without wishing for what cannot be is well-organized, offering readers the chance to predi...

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But when Saturday sees a gloriously plumed rooster and hears its rousing cock-a-doodle-doo, the chick can't wait to emulate him, and he finds that crowing is a perfect fit.

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