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The Trouble with Chickens (J.J. Tully Mysteries)

Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/28/2011)
Paperback (1/24/2012)
Hardcover (3/1/2011)
Library Binding (3/1/2011)

Spring 2011 Kids' Next List

“When retired search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully agrees to help a chicken find her missing chicks, he gets himself into a peck of trouble! Doreen Cronin's hilarious story, paired with Kevin Cornell's laugh-inducing illustrations, results in one of the funniest books ever! This clever mystery is filled with lots of 'eggstra' surprises and will make one terrific read-aloud for families and classrooms.”
— Joyce Tiber, Next Chapter Bookshop, Mequon, WI
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J.J. Tully is a former search-and-rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives. So he's not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar (who look like popcorn on legs) and their chicken mom show up demanding his help to find their missing siblings. Driven by the promise of a cheeseburger, J.J. begins to track down clues. Is Vince the Funnel hiding something? Are there dark forces at work--or is J.J. not smelling the evidence that's right in front of him?

Perfection Learning, 9781613836507, 119pp.

Publication Date: January 24, 2012