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by John Spiers


by John Spiers


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The Sewer Rat had been tormenting the chickens for days and days. He had become The Biggest Scary Thing for Gracie. Even though she has faced The Big Scary Thing and the Bigger Scary Thing, she is not sure what to do about The Biggest Scary Thing.

But Gracie is the new leader of her flock, and she has to do something. She devises The Best Plan Ever that includes an ingenious invention called The Sewer Rat Eradicator.

Will it prove that chickens are brave and get rid of the Sewer Rat once and for all?

This is the second book in the series titled "Once Through A Garden Gate." It includes full-page illustrations for each chapter and will introduce you to the secret lives of chickens and their friends, the songbirds.

Featured in this book are The The Raven With Blue Eyes and A Squadron Of Crows.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781736633861
Publisher: John Spiers
Publication date: 11/10/2021
Series: Once Through a Garden Gate
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

John Spiers is a writer, artist, and guardian to a small flock of chickens who live in the center of his backyard garden. They frequently host visiting songbirds, especially wrens, who stop by their home in coastal Virginia. While he often produced small writing and drawing projects over the years, he never found his creative purpose until he decided to raise some baby chicks. They became the characters in his stories and the subjects of his drawings. His work seeks to share the same joy he feels when spending time with his amazing chickens under the camellias that surround their garden home.

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