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Children's Poultry Books

A Peacock on the Roof
by: Adshead, Paul

Children between two and ninety-two will enjoy pouring over Paul Adshead's stunning illustrations of life in and around his beautiful garden home to countless animals. The author-illustrator himself is "The Man who loves birds" in this true story of a peacock family that lives in his garden. Prince is the peacock of the title. The peahen is Pavlova and their three peachicks are Little Prince, Solomon and Sweet Pea. A strange cat frightens the peachicks but Prince is too busy trying to get attention to help guard his family. When he has to be rescued from the rooftop of a nearby house, he causes quite a stir. Children alone in the house provide a good example for what to do when a stranger comes to the door. have extra fun exploring the illustrations to find cats and words cleverly hidden in the artwork. Another bonus is in the set-up of the story. It is divided into six chapters with a very clear purpose: each chapter introduces a new character, a great way to introduce children to the use of chapters. 32 pgs. Ages 6-10.
c.1987, H/C...$12.95

Chicken Sisters
by: Numeroff, Laura

When a big bad wolf moves to town, it would seem that the chicken sisters' fate is sealed, but in a clever twist, the eccentric trio saves the day! Full color illustartions. Ages 3-7.
c. 1997, S/C...$6.99


Peacocks & Peahens (A New True Book)
by: Kalbacken, Joan

Large print and lots of color pictures explaining about the peacock family. Ages 4-8.
c.1994...S/C...$5.50


Three Hens & A Peacock
by: Laminack, Lester L.

Everything was quiet on the Tuckers' farm...until the day that peacock showed up. The hens can't understand why he gets all the attention when they do all the work. The old hound dog suggests they switch jobs. What will happen when three gussied-up hens spend the day strutting and prancing down by the road? And will that peacock ever figure out how to lay an egg? 32 pages, color illustrations
c. 2011, H/C... $15.95


Wild Turkey, Tame Turkey
by: Patent, Dorothy

Relates the history of the Native North American Turkey & its cousin. 57 pgs. Ages 9-12.
c1989...S/C...$5.95


World of Chickens (Where Animals Live): Oxford Scientific Films
by: Coldrey, Jennifer
Learn all about chickens - where they live, kinds, their body, food & feeding, habits & behavior, courtship & mating, laying hens, growth inside an egg, hatching, growing up, enemies & other dangers, life on a modern poultry farm, life on the farm. Includes a glossary. Color photos. 32 pgs. Ages 7-10.
c. 1987, H/C...$10.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, ex-library, usual library markings otherwise like new inside


Your Chickens: A Kid's Guide To Raising & Showing
by: Damerow, Gail

Features everything you need to know about raising chickens including: choosing, understanding, housing, feeding, egg management, breeding, hatching, showing. A good book for kids or adults. B/W photos, illustrations, and charts & checklists. 156 pgs. Ages 9 & up.
c.1993...S/C...$14.95


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