Gimme Cracked Corn and I Will Share

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When Chicken dreams of buried treasure, he and his pal fly the coop and set out on a journey to find the golden corn, in this scrambled retelling of a classic Eastern European folktale. Their eggs-traordinary adventure takes them across the road, through the woods, and to a distant barn where they hear of pigs that can fly and dreams that can feed the imagination. Packed with word play and over twenty puns, thanks to Kevin O'Malley's trademark humor, Chicken's adventure reminds us that sometimes we need to leave home to realize the things we really treasure can be found right back where we started.

 

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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

This is one of those O'Malley books that would make my wife groan. The humor is "corny" as O'Malley would say. It's all basically word play. That works for me. Kids have a harder time with it, somply ... Read full review

GIMME CRACKED CORN & I WILL SHARE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Cornball comedy guaranteed to pun-ish your funny bone. One night Chicken has a dream about a treasure of cracked corn buried under a great pink pig. He tells his friend George, who says, "You must be ... Read full review

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KEVIN O'MALLEY is the co-author and illustrator of the popular Miss Malarkey series as well as the award-winning Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude and the national bestseller Gimme Cracked Corn and I Will Share. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

www.booksbyomalley.com

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