Title: Loopy Coop Hens Author and Illustrator: Janet Morgan Stoeke Publisher: Dutton Juvenile (March 17, 2011) Format: Hardcover; Pgs 32 Genre: Children’s Source: Library Ages: 3 and up
Midge, Dot and Pip are smitten with Rooster Sam. They are convinced that Sam can fly. Now the hens are not sure how he does it, but they do know that Sam is tall and snowy white and even his toes are golden yellow. Yep, these girls have quite the crush on ol’ Sam.
They try to fly, not a success, they cannot figure it out - even moths can fly, so why are they having such a difficulty.
One morning the girls are up early, they are going to watch Sam and copy his every move.
Huh! Sam has a secret.
That does not matter to these loopy girls, they L-O-V-E Sam.
This is a cute farm orientated story. The hens are adorable and the illustrations are simple and straightforward. A good beginning reader series for your young ones.
Title: Loopy Coop Hens Letting Go Author and Illustrator: Janet Morgan Stoeke Publisher: Dial (February 7, 2013) Format: Hardcover; Pgs 32 Genre: Children’s Source: Library Ages: 3 and up
Those silly girls are at it again. While sitting under an apple tree on a hot day, suddenly the apples begin to hit the ground around them. They are convinced that something is throwing them and begin jumping to wild conclusions. They enlist the help of Sam the Rooster.
Let us just say that he is no help at all and it is up to Dot to figure out this mystery. Up the ladder she goes, and what she soon discovers is so appealing that she urges her friends to come see.
Getting down from the tree has its issues so why not act like an apple and take the easy way.
Hens are not the smartest animals on the farm, but they sure do know how to have fun.