Explore world languages and different cultures as we see--and hear--grandmothers' chickens in the United States, Mexico, Kenya, Japan, India, and France, in this delightful book that introduces children to cultural diversity.
Kid-friendly text full of onomatopoeia and simple international vocabulary makes Chicken Talk Around the World a great read-aloud. Bright, charming illustrations show multigenerational families and chickens in different environments, celebrating cultural diversity; as well as universal elements, such as the special relationships grandmothers have with their grandchildren no matter where they live in the world.
About the Author
CAROLE LEXA SCHAEFER is an award-winning children's book author. She has written over thirty picture books and easy readers published with four major publishing companies. As an educator, as well as an author, Carole is comfortable and experienced in giving presentations to both children and adults on her books and related topics. In addition to many classroom visits, she has presented to the American Library Association, the Association of American English Teachers, the Conference of Whole Language Teachers, and the International Reading Association. She is also the author of The Children's Garden, illustrated by Pierr Morgan.
PIERR MORGAN has published extensively with major publishers. She grew up in Seattle and now lives in Spokane, WA. She's the illustrator of The Children's Garden, written by Carole Lexa Schaefer. Visit her at PierrMorgan.com and on Instagram @pierrmorgan.
"This charming shout-out to grandmothers, poultry, and rural lifestyles shows that this trio—as it turns out—can be found in almost every country around the globe."--Booklist
"A fun way to travel around the world – especially with a young class. Who doesn’t love making animal sounds!"--Kiss the Book blog
"Young readers will enjoy learning how chicken onomatopoeia differs across languages, as well as the various names for grandmothers, in this simple yet educational story that encourages the learning of language and culture through shared experience."--Publisher's Weekly