Friday, March 1, 2013

"Three Hens and a Peacock" by Lester L.Laminac and Illustrated by Henry Cole

Review:  The children's book Three Hens and a Peacock will be sure to entertain pre-school through lower elementary classes.  I would recommend this book to ages 4-10.  It is a very colorful, fun to read book.

My K4 students especially liked the bright colored peacock and the page that the peacock got stuck in a doorway. The girls in my class liked the page where the hens dressed up in pretty jewelry as they tried to get attention instead of doing their job in the hen house.

My K4 class thought the story had a good ending because the hens and the peacocks went back to doing their jobs. The hens went back to laying eggs and the peacock helped bring customers to the farm by showing off its pretty feathers. (rev. M.Hicks, K4 Lead Teacher)

Illustrator Henry Cole has given such personality to these birds.  It is hilariously entertaining.  The story told in short, easy to understand yet fully descriptive prose is delightful.

DISCLOSURE: A complimentary copy was given to us by Peachtree Publishers in exchange for our honest review. Opinions expressed are solely those of the reviewer.

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