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Three Silly Chickens by Tanya Fenton

Three Silly Chickens by Tanya Fenton

This is Tanya’s first book, which she has written and illustrated, and is packed with comedy, drama and surprise. The following description from a reader’s online review of Three Silly Chickens, captures the qualities of Tanya’s work: “We've all come to expect beautiful illustrations in children's books, but these are not only beautiful but also full of personality and clever character observation - perhaps the result of the author's career as a film animator. The story is clever too: if you read it out loud to your kids they will enjoy the charming and funny story, but as an adult you will appreciate the more sophisticated moral about the pitfalls of vanity! The great characters and witty story mean it's fun to read this book again and again.”

Nora, Dora and Flora are three silly chickens who constantly bicker over which of them is the most beautiful. Fed up with the endless squabbles, the other chickens in the henhouse suggest they ask the Farmer. But surely he’ll put these tasty looking birds in his pot for supper! Concerned for their welfare - the Wise Old Goat grants them three wishes. But will they use them wisely? Not these silly birds ...

Three Silly Chickens by Tanya Fenton
Three Silly Chickens by Tanya Fenton
Three Silly Chickens by Tanya Fenton