Why did the chicken cross the road?

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Dial Books for Young Readers, May 30, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
45 Reviews
A collection of pictures drawn by different artists. Various award-winning artists present their own verison of the classic joke, from Marle Frazee's chicken who is searching for a luxury "coop," to Mo Willems's chicken who confesses his motives to a police officer.

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Beautiful illustrations. - Goodreads
Children can do the same thing in their writing. - Goodreads
Imaginative writing could be used for this book. - Goodreads
Can use for writing genre study. - Goodreads

Review: Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

User Review  - Jade Detzer - Goodreads

This book is hilarious. It's great to show the illustrations to children and full of color. Each artist created a picture to show their response as to why the chicken crossed the road. This book would ... Read full review

Review: Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

User Review  - Chelsea Kimmey - Goodreads

Imaginative writing could be used for this book. Give kids a chance to come up with their own reason why the chicken crossed the road Read full review

About the author (2006)

Marla Frazee has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including "Everywhere Babies" by Susan Meyers and "Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild!" by Mem Fox, as well as her own" A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever", which received a 2009 Caldecott Honor, "Walk On!", "Roller Coaster", and "Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert". She is also the illustrator of the bestselling "Clementine" chapter book series by Sara Pennypacker. She lives with her family in Pasadena, California. Visit her at marlafrazee.com.