When a family brings home chicks from a local farm, they must do everything they can to make sure their feathered friends thrive in their new environment. With the help of their kwledgeable parents, the children provide the baby chicks with food, water, warmth, and proper shelter. Young readers will chirp along happily page after page, learning to read as they watch the fuzzy little chicks grow into downy adult chickens, who will eventually lay eggs of their own! Step 1 readers have big type and easy words, rhyme and rhythm, and picture clues, for children who kw the alphabet and are ready to read.
Chicks! is SANDRA HORNING's second book with Random House, following her critically acclaimed picturebook, The Giant Hug, which was a Junior Library Guild selection and an IRA-CBC Children s Choice. Sandra lives in Connecticut with her husband and children. You can visit her online at sandrahorning.com. JON GOODELL is the acclaimed illustrator of A Mouse Called Wolf, Zigazak!, Andiamo, Weasel!, Mother, Mother, I Want Another!, and Mice Are Nice.