Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

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Dial Books for Young Readers, Jan 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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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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User Review  - MelissaKlatt - LibraryThing

Summary: A composition of various authors and their "Why did the chicken cross the rode?" jokes. All jokes are unalike and equally hilarious. Personal reflection: This book made me laugh almost every ... Read full review

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User Review  - margaritamunoz14 - LibraryThing

This book gives perspectives of why the chicken cross the road from many different authors. They are all unique and very funny! Read full review

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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.

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