The Secret Chicken Club

The Secret Chicken Club

By Deborah Zemke (Illustrator); George Shannon

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9781593541187, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005

When Debbie the cow learns of the Secret Chicken Club, she is inspired to start a Secret Cow Club. Of course, she is the only cow on the farm, and even Debbie knows you cannot have a club with only one member. Could she join the chickens' club? "Heavens no," clucks Blanche, the club president, "it's only for chickens." And so a wacky series of events ensues as one by one the animals on the farmthe goat, the sheep, the duckjoin the Secret Chicken Clubor do they?

George Shannon's gentle tongue-in-cheek humor and Deborah Zemke's delightfully comic pictures once again combine to create a club all young readers will clamor to join.

About the Author

George Shannon was born in Kansas and grew up in Kentucky. He is the author of over twenty-five books for children, among them the Stories to Solve series and the books about Tippy-Toe Chick, Go! (both HarperCollins), as well as Wise Acres (Handprint). He

Deborah Zemke was born in Michigan and attended York University in Toronto, Ontario. In addition to her Handprint titles, she has illustrated several children's books, including D is for Doodle and 2 is for Toucan (Blue Apple), and is also a creator of fon