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9 edition of Mrs. Chicken and the hungry crocodile found in the catalog.

Mrs. Chicken and the hungry crocodile

by Won-Ldy Paye

  • 2 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Liberia.
    • Subjects:
    • Dan (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- Liberia.,
    • Chickens -- Folklore.,
    • Crocodiles -- Folklore.

    • About the Edition

      When a crocodile captures Mrs. Chicken and takes her to an island to fatten her up, clever Mrs. Chicken claims that she can prove they are sisters and that, therefore, the crocodile shouldn"t eat her.

      Edition Notes

      StatementWon-Ldy Paye & Margaret H. Lippert ; illustrated by Julie Paschkis.
      GenreFolklore.
      ContributionsLippert, Margaret H., Paschkis, Julie, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.P24 Mr 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3552045M
      ISBN 100805070478
      LC Control Number2002001755
      OCLC/WorldCa49031920

      Mrs. Chicken and the hungry crocodile Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Mrs. Chicken had better prove that they are, and fast, because Crocodile is getting hungrierThe authors and illustrator of Head, Body, Legs join together to create another lively retelling of a popular African Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile is a Bank Street - Best Children's Book /5(14).

      Mrs. Chicken has to think fast to outwit hungry Crocodile, who wants to eat her for dinner. One morning Mrs. Chicken took her bath in a puddle. "Cluck, cluck," she said proudly. "What a pretty chicken I am!" Mrs. Chicken can't see her wings in the puddle, so she walks down to . Find a good book. Support Your Library Library Foundation. Friends of the Library. Volunteer. Amazon Smile. City Market Rewards. Home» Catalog Mrs. Chicken and the hungry » Book» Mrs. Chicken and the hungry crocodile (Book) Average Rating. Author: Paye, Won-Ldy.

      Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile | Mrs. Chicken has to think fast to outwit hungry Crocodile, who wants to eat her for morning Mrs. Chicken took her bath in a puddle."Cluck, cluck," she said proudly. "What a pretty chicken I am "Mrs. Mrs. Chicken has to think fast to outwit hungry Crocodile, who wants to eat her for morning Mrs. Chicken took her bath in a , cluck, she said proudly. What a pretty chicken I am!Mrs. Chicken can't see her.


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Mrs. Chicken and the hungry crocodile by Won-Ldy Paye Download PDF EPUB FB2

After reading so many African folktales, I just recently picked up a childrens book called Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile, which was a folktale that originated in Northeastern Liberia in Africa and was written by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H.

Lippert along with illustrations by Julie Paschkis.4/5. I loved the color scheme of this book. The details of all the images, especially the two main characters, were unique and intriguing.

My favorite illustration was the one in which Mrs. Chicken tries to see her reflection in the pond and finds the hungry crocodile : Lolly Robinson.

This was a very interesting book. It was a book that to be honest I did not want to put down. I really enjoyed the story and reading the ways the chicken tried to convince the crocodile that they are related.

The illustrations also captured my attention, and helped tell the story or this brave chicken trying to outwit this hungry : Lolly Robinson. "Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile" combines a text by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert with illustrations by Julie Paschkis.

The book jacket notes that this is a retelling of a Liberian story, and that coauthor Paye is from Liberia and was trained as a storyteller by his grandmother/5.

Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile by Won-Ldy Paye, Margaret H. Lippert, and Julie Paschkis “What a pretty chicken I am!” says Mrs. Chicken as she’s bathing read more “What a pretty chicken I am!” says Mrs. Chicken as she’s bathing in a puddle one morning. The characters presented to the reader in Mrs.

Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile, two strong willed females, share the same characteristics as those found in traditional literature. Crocodile is a silly antagonist proving once again that good overcomes evil and smarts help the weaker to survive.

Mrs. Chicken had better prove that they are, and fast, because Crocodile is getting hungrier The authors and illustrator of Head, Body, Legs join together to create another lively retelling of a popular African folktale. Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile is a Bank Street Best Children's Book Author: Won-Ldy Paye.

Summary: "Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile" is a fairy tale about a witty chicken who must outsmart a hungry crocodile. As Mrs. Chicken begins her routine of washing herself, she unfortunately runs into Crocodile.

After a brief game of cat and mouse between the two animals, Crocodile reveals himself by grabbing Mrs. Chicken's foot.3/5(4). Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile Won-Ldy Paye, Margaret H. Chicken has to think fast to outwit hungry Crocodile, who wants to eat her for dinner. One morning Mrs.

Chicken took her bath in Think Fast Crocodiles Alligators Getting Hungry Animal Books African Animals Save Her Book Activities Illustrations. Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile, written by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret Lippert, illustrated by Julie Paschkis.

This book falls into the genre of folklore, and is great to read to children who are in the primary reading level. Paschkis illustrations look as if she uses fabric to illustrate the book.

Get this from a library. Mrs. Chicken and the hungry crocodile. [Won-Ldy Paye; Margaret H Lippert; Julie Paschkis] -- When a crocodile captures Mrs. Chicken and takes her to an island to fatten her up, clever Mrs. Chicken claims that she can prove they are sisters. They were delighted with the cleverness of Mrs.

Chicken. She is vain and foolish in the beginning of the story, trying to see her own beautiful reflection in the river. She gets caught by a hungry crocodile and is held captive.

In desperation, to avoid being eaten Mrs. Chicken insists that she and Mrs. Crocodile are sisters. Get this from a library. Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile.

[Won-Ldy Paye; Margaret H Lippert; Julie Paschkis] -- Mrs. Chicken has to think fast to outwit hungry Crocodile in order to safe herself, before he eats her for dinner.

MRS. CHICKEN AND THE HUNGRY CROCODILE Won-Ldy Paye, Author Buy this book The savvy Mrs. Chicken, rendered as a symphony of oranges and reds, stripes and polka dots, steals the show. Use this seven paged, primary lined, reader's response to "Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile" to introduce or reinforce character traits.

Students are asked to respond to the text by choosing the character they like best, they can use the character trait organizer (one for both n and. : READING BIG BOOK GRADE MRS. CHICKEN AND THE HUNGRY CROCODILE (): Scott Foresman: BooksPrice: $ Mrs.

Chicken And The Hungry Crocodile. ISBN ISBN Author Picture Book Traditional Literature. JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Africa.

Description. When a crocodile captures Mrs. Chicken and takes her to an island to fatten her up, clever Mrs. Chicken claims that she can prove they are sisters and. Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile (Book): Paye, Won-Ldy: When a crocodile captures Mrs. Chicken and takes her to an island to fatten her up, clever Mrs.

Chicken claims that she can prove they are sisters and that, therefore, the crocodile shouldn't eat her. Mrs. Chicken had better prove that they are, and fast, because Crocodile is getting hungrier The authors and illustrator of Head, Body, Legs join together to create another lively retelling of a popular African folktale.

Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile is a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year/5(6). Mrs. Chicken convinces the hungry crocodile that they are sisters. In the middle of the night, the chicken switches their eggs and the next day it seems as if the crocodiles eggs were chicks and the chickens eggs were crocodiles.

The hungry crocodile lets Mrs. Chicken go /5(34). Mrs. Chicken the Hungry Crocodile is a new take on an old folktale style. After shunning her usual puddle for the bigger river, the vain Mrs. Chicken almost gets eaten by Crocodile. In order to save her feathers, Mrs. Chicken uses her wit to buy time, convincing Crocodile they .One of our big books is Mrs.

Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile by Won-Ldy Paye and Maragaret H. Lippert. My kids love this book so I created some supplemental materials. In this packet you will find: Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile Readers' Theatre with character cut outs for Mrs.

Chicken, Crocodile and their babies. Students can use this 4/5(16). Synopsis: Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile is a folktale about a chicken who finds herself in a sticky situation when she goes down to the river one day, a crocodile wants her for lunch.

Mrs. Chicken quickly formulates a plan to save herself. When she is finally free she never goes down to the river again. The illistrations in this book are rich in African influence and really use a lot.