Purim Chicken (Hardcover)

By Margery Cuyler, Puy Pinillos (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807533819, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (8/15/2018)

List Price: 16.99*
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Description


It’s Purim and the animals on the farm are planning their celebration! They decide to sing songs, wear costumes, and put on a play about Queen Esther. It’s fun until Quack the duck, the star of their show, goes missing! Cluck the hen must be brave like Queen Esther and go in search of Quack near the fox’s den. But when Cluck finds Quack, the duck's feathers are ruffled from her time with the fox. She can't perform! Will Cluck have enough courage to play Queen Esther and save the show?


About the Author

Margery Cuyler has worked in publishing for more than twenty years and is the author of many books for children, including Skeleton for Dinner. She lives in New Jersey with her family. Puy Pinillos is from Spain and started her career as an editorial photographer. After winning the Young Artist Award in her hometown, she moved to London to extend her art studies.


Praise For Purim Chicken

"Cuyler’s punny barnyard tale is well suited to the playfulness of Purim . . . undeniably fun to read out loud." —Publishers Weekly


"The illustrations are candy-bright, cheerful, and quirky . . . A light and fluffy Purim tale." —School Library Journal