Chicken Dance

Chicken Dance

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Don Schmidt knows his name has changed from Stanley, and he believes he had a sister and she died of scarlet fever when she was fifteen but these and other details of Don's life don't quite add up. Don's family lives on a chicken farm in Horse Island, where his mother would prefer not to be. At school Don is known as 'new kid' even though he hasn't be new for years. And when Don becomes a true connoisseur of chickens and wins the Horse Island Chicken-Judging Contest, he is an instand celebrity, setting in to motion a chain of events that involves his parents, the chickens and a deep dark family mystery.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Export ed
  • 0747594430
  • 9780747594437

About Jacques Couvillon

Jacques Couvillon (Koo-vee-on) grew up in a town similar to the one described in Chicken Dance. The youngest of eight children he had plenty of inspiration for his quirky characters. He now divides his time between Switzerland Louisiana and New York City.show more