Why the Chicken Crossed the Road

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apr 29, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A rollicking investigation of cause and effect by the Caldecott medalist.

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This fun book answers an old question that everyone has always wondered the answer to. The author does a good job at keeping each page as exciting as the last. Every page I turned, I noticed the ... Read full review

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Very well thought out book on how the chicken crossed the road. It shows how the event of a chicken crossing the road can cause such tremendous turn of events. The wording is for an older age group ... Read full review

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David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post–Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, given “to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.” Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of his books. David Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.

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