The Trouble With Chickens

“It was a hot, sunny day when I met that crazy chicken. So hot that sometimes I think the whole thing may have been a mirage. But mirages don’t have chicken breath, mister.”

JJ Tully is a former search-and-rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions. So he’s not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar, who look like popcorn on legs, show up with their chicken mom. They demand his help to track down their missing siblings. So, driven by the promise of a cheeseburger, JJ begins to track down clues. But is Vince the Funnel hiding something? Is JJ not smelling the evidence that’s right in front of him – or could dark forces be at work? Bestselling author Doreen Cronin uses her deadpan humor to pitch-perfect effect in this brilliant novel, full of dramatic line artwork.

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    Doreen Cronin’s awards include a 2001 Caledcott Honor Award for Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type.

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