"Percy The Perfectly Imperfect Chicken" is a wonderful children's fable about using patience and imagination to combat intolerance, prejudice and cruelty. This is a wonderful book, especially with the kids going back to school this month. Geared towards kids ages 3 - 10 with a reading level of ages 9 - 12.
When Percy hatched out of his egg, all the other chickens in the flock came to give him a thorough inspection and to make sure he was "perfect" from his "beak to his toes." But when they look at his speckles they are colored red - instead of brown. Percy's mom is sorry she let him be inspected so closely and decides he must hide until his speckles turn brown. Percy hides in the grass and the woods and does change - but not in the right way - even his wings are too long!
When the hens gather around Percy they talked about "pecking" him. Percy got scared and then he got mad and started flapping his wings. In fact, he flapped them so hard he started to fly. As Percy flew in the sky he watched the hens below and when he landed he had a few things to say. He asked one hen about the spot on her beak and another about the four toes on her feet. Follow along with Percy in Percy THE PERFECTLY IMPERFECT CHICKEN as he finds out what being "perfect" means.
Percy THE PERFECTLY IMPERFECT CHICKEN is illustrated by Daniel Seward. The illustrations in this story are remarkable as the characters are brought to life on every page.
Percy the Perfectly Imperfect Chicken represents the culmination of Rick Reiser's 25 year career as a writer, nationally recognized children s advocate and most importantly, chicken farmer. He has developed resources for children of all ages that emphasize and focus on the inner strength and potential that exists in every child. He is a cum laude graduate of Capital Law School, earned two degrees from The Ohio State University including a Masters in Family Science. He has received numerous awards including the Martin Luther King Jr Award (Ohio), 1997 Friend of Education Award, the Peacemaker Award and other national recognitions for his work.Rick resides in Orient, Ohio near Columbus with his eight year old daughter Gracie, four rabbits (and counting), numerous rare chickens including Percy the Perfectly Imperfect Chicken!
Fastpencil.com has recently published this wonderful tale, and would like to offer one of my readers their very own copy!
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