A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens - by Melissa Caughey (Paperback)

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 8-12 Years

Number of Pages: 144

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Animals

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Storey Publishing

Book theme: Farm Animals

Author: Melissa Caughey

Language: English

Street Date: March 10, 2015
TCIN: 16853727
UPC: 9781612124186
Item Number (DPCI): 247-41-1066
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description



About the Book



Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have lots of fun doing it.



Book Synopsis



Covering everything from feeding, housing, and collecting eggs to quirky behaviors and humane treatment, Caughey's engaging advice helps children understand the best ways to care for their chickens. Spark enthusiasm with creative activities like chicken forts and a veggie piñata for the flock, and feed more than the imagination with egg-centric dishes like Mexican egg pizza.



From the Back Cover



Looking for Some Feathered Friends?

Whether you have chickens already or are thinking of getting them, this is the book for you! Chickens can be great pets with big personalities and, to top it off, they provide fresh eggs for your table. This book will tell you all you need to know about keeping a flock healthy and happy. You'll learn how to feed, house, and take care of them and, of course, how to have fun with them, too.



Review Quotes




Winner: Learningâ Magazine 2016 Teachers' ChoiceSM Award for the Family

Winner: 2016 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

"This book is a must have for families getting started with their first flock. Full of colorful ideas such as crafts and recipes for your ladies, it also covers the essential how-to's of raising chickens that everyone can learn from."
--Jessi Bloom, author of Free Range Chicken Gardens

"This colorful book is bursting with kid's energy and enthusiasm while delivering all the basics in brief, easily digested segments."
-- Backyard Poultry

"One of the most well-rounded and eye-catching guides to raising chickens I've seen."
-- Austin American Statesman

"Dogs? Cats? Goldfish? Gerbils? So old school. Caughey explains how to a child's love of animals into a different type of pet experience, one with fresh eggs."
-- The Morning Call


"Fun, fascinating and full of practical tips for keeping chickens, A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens is a must-have for anyone interested in starting a flock to call their own.
-- HGTV Gardens

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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.6 inches length x 7.4 inches width x 9.7 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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