Louise the Adventures of a Chicken
author interview
illustrated by Harry Bliss
Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins, September 2008
Picture book, ISBN 978-0-0607-5554-6

She longed for adventure.

So she left her home and ventured out into the wide world.

The pleasures and perils she met proved plentiful: marauding pirates on the majestic seas, a ferocious lion under the bright lights of the big top, a mysterious stranger in an exotic and bustling bazaar.

Yet in the face of such daunting danger, our heroine . . .

She was brave.

She was fearless.

She was feathered.

She was a chicken.

A not-so-chicken chicken.

Her name?

Read the Reviews
DiCamillo’s brisk, comic narrative crackles with read-aloud savoriness. Bliss creates a thrilling sense of place. —Publishers Weekly

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