Chicken Dance

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 36 pages
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Meet Marge and Lola, chickens on a mission: to win tickets for the Elvis Poultry Show! But their toughest competition--a pack of menacing ducks--sneers that "all a chicken can do is bawk, flap, and shake." Can our two feisty chicks show those quackers how to rock 'n' roll the barnyard?

Tammi Sauer and Dan Santat have whipped up a giddy, goofy romp where cows fly over the moon, ducks surf in a water trough, and one very familiar-looking rooster gets all shook up!


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User Review  - bcowie - LibraryThing

The barnyard talent show is on, and the chickens have to figure out what they can do to win this time. They try flying and bowling, they even try swimming. Suddenly it's time for them to go on stage ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jdonldsn - LibraryThing

Elvis fans of all ages will "bawk and roll" over this zany adventure of two chickens, who set out to win the barnyard dance for a chance to meet Elvis Poultry! Written by Tammi Sauer and illustrated ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Tammi Sauer is the author of the best-selling Cowboy Camp (Sterling, 2005), which was a 2006 finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award; selected for Nevada Young Readers’ Award Reading List for 2007; and selected by the Oklahoma Center for the Book as the premier Oklahoman title at the 2007 National Book Festival. She is an active blogger ( and highly involved in the children’s writer community. Tammi graduated from Kansas State University with a BA in Elementary Education and has worked as a teacher and library media specialist.

Dan Santat is both author and illustrator of The Guild of Geniuses (Arthur A Levine Books, 2004).which was a Society of Illustrators Original Art Show Selection and won the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators Bronze Medal for Book Illustration. In addition, Dan illustrated Rhea Perlman’s Otto Undercover series (Katherine Tegan Books/HarperCollins) and The Secret Life of Walter Kitty, written by Barbara Jean Hicks (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2007). Find out more at

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