The Perfect Nest

The Perfect Nest


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The Perfect Nest by Catherine Friend, John Manders

It’s the perfect read-aloud! A flustered cat is on the verge of crying fowl in a farmyard story that will crack kids up.

Jack the cat is building the perfect nest. It’s bound to attract the perfect chicken, who will lay the perfect egg, which will make the perfect omelet. And sure enough, a chicken shows up ("¡Caramba!"), but so do a duck ("Sacré bleu!") and a goose ("Great balls of fire!"). Feathers get ruffled — and Jack gets much more than breakfast — in a funny tale rich in detail with a sweet final twist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763699758
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 128,312
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Catherine Friend is the author of the acclaimed memoir HIT BY A FARM: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BARN, as well as two Brand New Readers. She says she once had a duck and a chicken on her farm in southeastern Minnesota who insisted on sharing a nest. The author likes spending time at home, which is, for her,"the perfect nest."

John Manders has illustrated many children’s books, including HENRY AND THE BUCCANEER BUNNIES. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, two dogs, and a parrot that is fond of building nests out of cardboard (but has never laid an egg).

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The Perfect Nest 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Love_My_Nook_Times_3 More than 1 year ago
Borrowed this book from the library one week and ended up reading it 3 times before we actually returned it. Glad to have found it through the Barnes and Noble website. Great addition to our home library!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We were having a book fair at our school and out of all the books to choose from, this one was my favorite. I loved the characters and the sweet sentiment of the story. This book delights children of all ages.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is very cute and our girls loved it!