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The Hoboken chicken emergency /

by Pinkwater, Daniel Manus; Auth, Tony[ill.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2007Description: 101 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781416928102 (pbk.); 1416928103 (pbk.).Subject(s): Chickens -- Fiction | Thanksgiving Day -- Juvenile fiction | Humorous storiesSummary: When Arthur Bobowicz is sent out to bring home the family's Thanksgiving turkey, he returns instead with Henrietta -- a 266 pound chicken with a mind of her own. Feathers fly when this colossal clucker descends upon Hoboken, New Jersey. Thus begins the hilarious hen-tastic tall tale that has kept readers in stitches since Henrietta first pecked her way onto the scene in 1977. Revised with brand new illustrations by Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Auth, this new edition of The Hoboken Chicken Emergency will have readers crowing so hard with laughter, they may just lay an egg! List(s) this item appears in: AESL: Thanksgiving
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When Arthur Bobowicz is sent out to bring home the family's Thanksgiving turkey, he returns instead with Henrietta -- a 266 pound chicken with a mind of her own. Feathers fly when this colossal clucker descends upon Hoboken, New Jersey. Thus begins the hilarious hen-tastic tall tale that has kept readers in stitches since Henrietta first pecked her way onto the scene in 1977.

Revised with brand new illustrations by Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Auth, this new edition of The Hoboken Chicken Emergency will have readers crowing so hard with laughter, they may just lay an egg!

Ages 6-9.

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