"Murray and Hanson have created what feels like an old classic that's simultaneously fresh and sweet... A bedtime countdown rhyme for every little farmer." —Kirkus Reviews
Five adorable baby chickens are determined to have some fun before bed in Five Fuzzy Chicks by Diana Murray, a rhyming farm picture book with counting elements featuring illustrations by Sydney Hanson.
It’s time for bed, but these five chicks are full of energy!
They race out of the coop to visit all of the other animals. But the dog is so snuggly and the hay is so comfy, and these five fuzzy chicks can’t help but fall asleep one by one.
Before long, the sleeping chicks are scattered all over the farm! What will Mama Hen do?
As playful as it is soothing, Five Fuzzy Chicks is the perfect story for tucking your own little chicks into bed.
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About the Author
Diana Murray grew up in New York City and still lives nearby with her husband, two daughters, and a spiky bearded dragon who loves listening to stories—especially about dinosaurs. Some of Diana’s picture books include Wild About Dads, Five Fuzzy Chicks, Doris the Bookasaurus, Grimelda: The Very Messy Witch, Ned the Knitting Pirate, and City Shapes. Her poems have appeared in magazines including Highlights, High Five, and Spider.
Sydney Hanson is a children's book illustrator living in Sierra Madre, California. Her picture books include Escargot (Dashka Slater), Five Fuzzy Chicks (Diana Murray), Warts and All (Lori Haskins Houran), and How Do You Go to Sleep? (Kate McMullan). Hanson works in a combination of traditional and digital media to create her illustrations—her favorites are watercolor and colored pencil. She loves the outdoors and is a certified naturalist who spends most of her spare time poking around the woods with her Labrador retriever, Cash. Follow her on Instagram too see all of her latest animals and illustrations!
"The rhyming text has a wonderful poetic cadence, and the soothing, full-bleed pencil illustrations featuring friendly farm animals envelop readers in a visual hug...This is a delightful storytime or bedtime read-aloud. Highly recommended." -- School Library Journal
Praise for Doris the Bookasaurus:
"Children who embrace the warm, happy personality of PBS’ Barney will eagerly accept smiling Doris, with her pink stegosaurus spikes, and her equally colorful theropod brothers." —Kirkus Reviews