Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise

By STEIN, David Ezra

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ISBN
9780763688424
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on September 1, 2018  |  Picture Books

PreS-Gr 2—The precocious Chicken and her papa are back in this sequel to Interrupting Chicken. Chicken has learned at school about the element of surprise in storytelling. She interprets this as the elephant of surprise. When Papa reads classic tales aloud to Chicken, she interrupts to point out the "whoa!" moment. The "whoa!" moment always includes an elephant interjected into the story. Papa decides to tell his own story, without elephants. Despite his efforts, an elephant ends up in his story, too...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

After school, Chicken tells Papa: "Today my teacher told us every story has an elephant of surprise." Papa corrects Chicken ("an element of surprise"), but Chicken...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

After school, Chicken tells Papa: "Today my teacher told us every story has an elephant of surprise." Papa corrects Chicken ("an element of surprise"), but Chicken...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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