Love and Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale from the Andes Mountains

Love and Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale from the Andes Mountains

by Barbara Knutson

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Overview

Love and Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale from the Andes Mountains by Barbara Knutson

One day, high in the Andes Mountains, Cuy the Guinea Pig is searching for wild spinach to eat when Tío Antonio the Fox comes in search of Cuy to eat! Tío Antonio thinks he's found dinner, but crafty Cuy has other plans. Quick-witted Cuy fools Tío Antonio not once, but three times. Combining striking wood block artwork with an authentic South American voice, this sly trickster tale shows that clever thinking is key when you're out-foxing the fox. Discover more about this title and Barbara Knutson at www.barbaraknutson.net.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575056579
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Series: Carolrhoda Picture Books Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 345,589
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: AD570L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Barbara Knutson was the award-winning author and illustrator of many children’s books, including How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots and Love and Roast Chicken. A resident of St. Paul and a cherished member of Twin Cities literary community, Ms. Knutson grew up in South Africa and traveled extensively throughout the world. She drew on her firsthand experiences abroad to create the rich, multicultural stories and folktales for which she became so well known. She passed away in 2005.


Barbara Knutson was the award-winning author and illustrator of many children’s books, including How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots and Love and Roast Chicken. A resident of St. Paul and a cherished member of Twin Cities literary community, Ms. Knutson grew up in South Africa and traveled extensively throughout the world. She drew on her firsthand experiences abroad to create the rich, multicultural stories and folktales for which she became so well known. She passed away in 2005.

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