Parents' Guide to

Chicken Butt!

By Dawn Friedman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Quick, silly story that will get kids laughing.

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age 4+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 4+

Guess who? Chicken Tattoo!

My daughter and I love this book! It naturally lends itself to being "read" together, and can provide some great prereading skill building through the "reading" of the text which is repetitive and easy to memorize. The book also provides a great educational opporutnity to explore rhyming words and word families. Plus, it's funny, and just the kind of pestering humor young children seem to favor.

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age 3+

Educational, too? Who knew!

Thanks for reviewing my book, CHICKEN BUTT! I just wanted to point out that it is a fun choice for kids who are learning about rhyming (3-6 year olds). While reading aloud, you can pause (as in "You know who?" "Who?"...) and before you turn the page ask the child or children to predict the rhyme. Kids love inventing their own variations... Chicken SHOE! Chicken STEW! Chicken BOO-HOO! and this book provides lots of opportunities to have fun playing with words.

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Is It Any Good?

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This is a cute book that's certainly not destined to be a classic, but it's plenty funny for a rollicking read. It might work even better if parents want to trade lines with their kids or read it aloud in funny voices. Even the font is a little outrageous and will surely encourage kids to shout, "Guess what? CHICKEN BUTT!" Only problem? Parents might be hearing that line long after they've shut the pages of the book!

The illustrations are suitably comic with a wayward chicken bouncing between father and son. Again, nothing too fancy but totally suited to the punny prose.

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