Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise; David Ezra Stein
Little Chicken has learnt what every good story should have ... an ELEPHANT of surprise!
SURPRISE! The little red chicken is back in David Ezra Stein's follow-up to the Caldecott Honor Book Interrupting Chicken.
It's homework time for the little red chicken, who has just learned what every good story should have: an elephant of surprise. Or is it, as her papa suggests, an element of surprise? As they dive into some stories -looking for the parts that make you go "Whoa! I didn't know that was going to happen!" - Papa is sure he can convince Chicken he's right. After all, there are no elephants in The Ugly Duckling, Rapunzel or The Little Mermaid... Or are there?
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