Cock-a-doodle-hooooooo! by Mick Manning

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One stormy night, a lost and lonely owl walks into a farmyard looking for a place to sleep.
After a restful night in the henhouse, Owl wakes to discover that the hens want him to leave. They're looking for a rooster, not an owl!
How will Owl convince his new friends that he should stay?
With action-packed illustrations, this hilarious picture book will be a story-time hit!

 

About Mick Manning

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Mick Manning has a degree in graphics and an M.A. in illustration. An authority on birds and mammals, he has been a freelance illustrator since 1982 and has taught at various art colleges. 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 January 1, 2007 by Little Tiger Press. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Even younger children may be left wondering where the next generation of chicks will be coming from, but the speckled hen’s compassion and the owl’s willingness to work at finding ways to fit in without compromising his essential nature thematically anchor a warmly inclusive tale.

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A cute little owl has taken refuge in a hen house on a stormy night, and the ditzy hens don't know what to do with him.

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But in the morning he discovers that the shed is already inhabited by a bunch of opinionated hens, who quickly figure out that he's neither hen nor rooster.

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