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A Chick Called Saturday
HARDCOVER; Published: 3/20/2003
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5260-1
Price: $ 16.00
32 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 10.125 x 10.25

Ages 4-8
Full-color Illustrations Throughout

DESCRIPTION
Saturday doesn't want to stay in line. He wants to know all about the other farmyard animals. Most of all, he wants to do all the things the other creatures can do -- swim like the ducks, honk like the geese, fly like the black birds -- things that his mother tells him he can never do.

And then Saturday sees a wonderful sight -- and, at last, discovers something that a little chick can do!

AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
Society of Illustrators, "The Original Art" Annual Exhibition (2003)
ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards, Finalist, Children's Picture Book (2003)
Bank Street College, Best Children's Books of the Year (2004)
Independent Publisher, Winner, Children's Picture Book (6 & under) (2004)
REVIEWS
Kirkus Reviews
"This gentle life lesson of pursuing one's potential without wishing for what cannot be is well-organized, offering readers the chance to predict Saturday's dilemmas and to chime in on several of Mother Hen's refrains. Loose watercolor-and-pencil pictures and a touch of appropriately ‘scratchy' calligraphy put readers in the right farm — uh, frame — of mind to sympathize with Saturday and to applaud when he finally cock-a-doodle-doos."
Publishers Weekly
"A chick finds his true calling in this sunny-hued picture book about self-discovery and acceptance."
Montreal Anglican Journal
"Heart-warming illustrations by Brita Granstr?m provide the backdrop for the charming story of Saturday. . . Wrapped in the glorious hues of nature Dunbar maps out some basic values for the junior set."