The Dog and the Chicken Thief

£7.99

A fabulously funny picture book, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, the superstar illustrator of The Gruffalo and Zog. Each night, a farmer’s chickens get gobbled up by a cunning fox. When the farmer has finally had enough, he decides the culprit must be found – and tasks his loyal dog with catching the chicken thief.

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A fabulously funny picture book, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, the superstar illustrator of The Gruffalo and Zog.

Each night, a farmer’s chickens get gobbled up by a cunning fox. When the farmer has finally had enough, he decides the culprit must be found – and tasks his loyal dog with catching the chicken thief. Poor Dog searches and waits to no avail. And when Dog asks for help, things just get worse! Pig falls asleep, Sheep is too scared…who will help Dog catch the thief, and how? Tuck into this hilarious tale, illustrated by the one and only Axel Scheffler, written by Chantal de Marolles.

  • A joyful clash of wits to be enjoyed again and again.
  • Every spread features gorgeous original artwork by Axel Scheffler with lots of enjoyable details for families to spot together
  • Axel Scheffler is the illustrator of a whole host of beloved classic children’s books such as Stick Man and Room on the Broom
  • Featuring a lively translation of Chantal de Marolles’ original text by Alison Green, author of Kind
  • Additional information

    Weight 0.19 kg
    Dimensions 21.2 × 26.4 × 0.5 cm
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    Imprint

    Cover

    Paperback

    Pages

    32

    Language

    English

    Edition

    Paperback original

    Dewey

    843.92 (edition:23)

    Readership

    Pre-school / Code: A