In this deceptively simple picture book, author-illustrator Deborah Freedman has created an irresistible character that springs to life and wreaks havoc in a farmyard with a pot of blue paint. The innocent chicken just wants to help, but things get worse and worse – and bluer and bluer – the more she tries. Playing with colors and perspective, and using minimal text, this richly layered story reveals new things to see and laugh about with each reading.
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About Deborah Freedman
Deborah Freedman was shy as a child. Now she is the sometimes shy, sometimes brave author of several picture books for children, including By Mouse and Frog, The Story of Fish and Snail, Blue Chicken, and Scribble. She lives in… More about Deborah Freedman
Published by Viking Books for Young Readers Sep 15, 2011| 40 Pages| 9-1/2 x 9-1/2| 3-5 years| ISBN 9780670012930