The Complete Chicken: An Entertaining History of Chickens

The Complete Chicken: An Entertaining History of Chickens

by Pam Percy
     
 

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Pam Percy provides a colorful, egg-straordinarily entertaining account of chicken history; breeds; the world of chicken collectibles; and the chicken’s role in art, pop culture, myth, legend, religion, and folklore. The lighthearted yet informative text is complemented by delightful illustrations and photographs. Whether you’ve been a longtime

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Pam Percy provides a colorful, egg-straordinarily entertaining account of chicken history; breeds; the world of chicken collectibles; and the chicken’s role in art, pop culture, myth, legend, religion, and folklore. The lighthearted yet informative text is complemented by delightful illustrations and photographs. Whether you’ve been a longtime fan of chickens or have recently become fascinated by these captivating creatures, you’ll find something to crow about in The Complete Chicken. Which came first the chicken or the egg? That's just about the only question about chickens that isn't answered in The Complete Chicken... 

In this book, you'll also find a wide selection of words and phrases inspired by chicks, technical poultry terms, instructions on how to say "cock-a-doodle-doo" in different languages, as well as other trivia. This comprehensive look at chickens makes it easy to see how these birds have captured our imagination. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785827542
Publisher:
Crestline Books
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author


Pam Percy has been raising chickens as a hobby since 1986 on her five acre property. She has been researching chickens in art, history, and literature for nearly a decade, and this book is the result of that research. Percy is also executive producer of Hotel Milwaukee, a comedy variety program on Wisconsin Public Radio.

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