Prairie Chicken Little

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Release Date
March 01, 2013
ISBN
978-1561456949
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In this prairie-style twist on Chicken Little, Mary McBlicken hears a rumble and is sure a stampede s a comin ! She sets off to warn Cowboy Stan and Red Dog Dan, gathering up her friends along the way. Before they can get there though, the band of prairie critters gets tricked by a mean Coyote and trapped in his evil den. Will the friends escape in time? And where is that rumbling coming from after all?

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Fun, Modern Take on a Classic Story
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5.0
"A stampede's a comin'!" shouts Mary McBlicken, and thus begins a romp through the prairie, where we get to meet a few animals who may be unfamiliar but who live in the unique ecosystem of the prairie, "where bison roam." Jackie Mims Hopkins has managed to add an interesting twist to this classic story, and writes in a rhythmic verse that is fun to read aloud (and in whatever Western-ish accent you may choose). Follow Mary the prairie chicken and her friends as they make their way to warn Cowboy Stan and Red Dog Dan of the coming disaster in this simple but fun book.
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