Reading/Interest Level: Preschool
Author: Adam Lehrhaupt
Illustrator: Shahar Kober
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Zoey an adventurous chicken and her best friend Sam, the pie loving pig, take you on amazing journey through the power of imagination. Zoey, determined to make her voyage into space, formulates a plan with her sidekick Sam to explore the great skies above. Throughout the book her other farmyard friends have doubts, but Zoey and Sam are determined to find a way and turn their problems into an opportunity. Zoey and Sam make everyday items into something extraordinary: a spaceship, asteroids, comets, and more. Once back at the barnyard, Sam--still hoping for pie--tells all their friends of the adventure he and Zoey shared. Capturing each and everyone with stories of “space.”
Chicken in Space proves that with an open mind you can turn something as simple as a basket and balloons into a spaceship and fly through the “galaxy”. The vibrant illustrations take young children on a action-packed story through the eyes of two very determined farmyard friends. Zoey & Sam show true friendship throughout this book, believing in each other even if some of Zoey's idea's are a little off the wall. The writing is simple and easy for your child to follow along. Chicken in Space will keep both you and your youngster entertained from beginning to the very end.