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We Adopted a Baby Chick

by Lori Joy Smith

tagged: farm animals, pets, farm & ranch life
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list price: $21.99
edition:Hardcover
published: Jun 2022
pages: 48
ISBN:9780735266551
publisher: Tundra
Description

An adorable baby chicken is the latest addition to the family in this sweet picture book based on a true story. An irresistible and unique twist on a sibling story and for anyone who loves cute baby animals!

Albert the sheep is the only one unhappy about the new addition to the family. Tina is a tiny, fluffy baby chick — and she gets all the attention. Albert is big and loud, and he can't resist Mom's vegetables ("Get out of the garden, Albert!"). Sprout the dog doesn't have time for Albert anymore. The cats only have eyes for Tina. And though he tries his hardest, Albert's gifts to the family aren't as welcome as Tina's eggs.
 
Then one day, Tina faces a danger and only Albert can save her. Will Albert be able to put his feelings aside and truly welcome Tina into his flock?    

About the Author

Lori Joy Smith

LORI JOY SMITH is a PEI artist and the illustrator of My Canada. Lori has several picture books to her credit and illustrates regularly for Chirp Magazine. She has also illustrated for American Girl Magazine and for TV (Sing, Dance and Play with Bobs and Lolo).
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Contributor Notes

LORI JOY SMITH is an illustrator and fine artist whose work has been exhibited in galleries across Canada and the United States. Her illustrations have appeared on greeting cards and in Chirp, American Girl, Teen and Today's Parent magazines, among other places. Lori has illustrated several picture books including Count Your Chickens by Jo Ellen Bogart, Run Salmon Run by Bobs & LoLo and My Canada by Katherine Dearlove. She has written and illustrated another picture book about Albert the sheep called We Adopted a Baby Lamb. Lori enjoys knitting, drawing and sewing. She lives with her family in Prince Edward Island, along with a growing menagerie of pets — three cats, two bunnies, one dog and two sheep.

Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
3 to 7
Grade:
p to 2

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