Interrupting Chicken


Author: David Ezra Stein


Illustrator: David Ezra Stein

2011 Caldecott Honor Book. As Papa prepares to read little chicken her bedtime story, he reminds her not to interrupt. But the chicken can’t help herself! She just has to warn Hansel and Gretel about that witch, save Red Riding Hood from the big bad wolf, and reassure Chicken Little that the sky isn’t falling. As the little red chicken keeps interrupting, Papa gets more and more frustrated. Finally, he decides to let his daughter tell him a story. But can he resist interrupting? Your young readers will laugh out loud as you read them this great bedtime story, even as they identify with the little chicken’s desire to change the story and warn their heroes of every danger.

Ages 4–8. 40pp.