A Hat for Minerva Louise

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Puffin Books, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
5 Reviews
"Stoeke's second book about that intrepid screwball, Minerva Louise, is a rare find."--The Horn Book, starred review

The other chickens hate snowy mornings. But not Minerva Louise! To her a snowy day--like everything else--is an adventure. But this chilly, chipper hen needs something to keep her warm. What she finds--and how she finds it--will keep young readers cackling.

"Minerva Louise expresses a range of emotions from pleasure to curiosity. . . . A great choice for storytime."--School Library Journal, starred review 

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A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

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User Review  - apetru5 - LibraryThing

I thought this book was very fun to read and that children would love it. Minerva Louise, a talking chicken, wants to play in the snow, but it is too cold. She adventures around the barn in search of ... Read full review

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User Review  - vanessa6 - LibraryThing

The book is humorous with it's goofy hen! She loves the snow and wants to stay out and play but she needs to find something to stay warm with. She tries out various things and finally settles for a ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Janet Morgan Stoeke is the creator of the hen Minerva Louise, who has appeared in many books. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia. Visit her website at http://www.minervalouise.com

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