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Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken

Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken( )
Author: DiCamillo, Kate
Narrated by: Rosenblat, Barbara
Illustrator: Bliss, Harry
Publication Date:Jun 2009
Publisher:Live Oak Media
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Louise is a chicken with a sense of adventure and when she leaves the secure henhouse on her quest for excitement she is captured by hungry pirates, joins the circus, and escapes a hungry lion. In four chapters, the intrepid chicken describes her escapades to her sister chickens, who cheer on her exploits all the while safely tucked in their henhouse. Young children will delight in this zany tale which celebrates independence while offering the reassurance of home and friends.

Author Biography
DiCamillo, Kate (Author)
Kate DiCamillo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 25, 1964. She received an English degree from the University of Florida. At the age of thirty, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and worked for a book warehouse on the children's floor. After working there for four and a half years, she fell in love with children's books and began writing. DiCamillo wrote the 2001 Newbery-honor book, Because of Winn-Dixie, which was adapted into a film in 2005. In 2004, she won the Newbery Medal for The Tale of Despereaux, which was also adapted into a movie in 2008, and for Flora and Ulysses in 2013. Her other works include the Mercy Watson series, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and The Magician's Elephant. She was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress for the term 2014-2015.

Kate's title, Raymie Nightingale, mde the New York Times bestseller list in 2016.


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