The Chicken Problem (Hardcover)
Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375969898, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 25, 2012
Full of humor, refreshingly original characters, and math problems that young readers will be clamoring to help solve, The Chicken Problem is an ideal addition to the home or classroom. Left-brained Peg and her right-brained pal, Cat, are enjoying a picnic on the farm with Pig. However, when someone leaves the chicken coop open and the chicks run-a-muck, it's up to Peg and Cat to use their math skills to help solve their poultry predicament.
About the Author
JENNIFER OXLEY was born in Hollywood, California, and made her first film at the age of seven. She's the recipient of an Emmy Award for her role as director on Nick Jr.'s "Little Bill." Most recently she created the look and animation style for the award-winning television series "The Wonder Pets!" Jennifer has directed over 15 short films that have been screened at festivals around the world. Her most recent film, "The Music Box" was just acquired by the Museum of Modern Art for their permanent children's film collection. Jennifer lives and works in New York City as an independent filmmaker and artist. She's currently creating a television series with writer Billy Aronson for PBS Kids.