Parents' Guide to

Gladys the Magic Chicken

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Zany fairy tale follows a chicken everyone thinks is magic.

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This story of crazy coincidences taken for magic makes a rollicking read-aloud with much silliness, a funny narrator, colorful characters, and Adam Rex's exuberant illustrations. Sit back and enjoy the wacky, lengthy plot of Gladys the Magic Chicken unfolds. There are subtle messages along the way about greed, vanity, and seeing the magic around you. It's a playful take on fairy tales and life in "Ancient Times" that has a modern sensibility of inclusion and women taking control of their own destiny.

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