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Little Rooster's Diamond Button

Little Rooster's Diamond Button

Author: Margaret Read MacDonald
Illustrator: Will Terry

The King steals Little Rooster's diamond button. But Little Rooster has a magic stomach! Fire, water, and bees cannot daunt our spunky hero! A Margaret Read MacDonald storytime favorite comes to life in full color in Will Terry’s imagination.

Type Year Publisher Price Length   ISBN
Paperback  2013  Albert Whitman  $7.99  32 pages  9780807546451 
Hardcover  2007  Albert Whitman   $16.95  32 pages  0807546445 

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MRM TELLS LITTLE ROOSTER'S DIAMOND BUTTON Filmed in Hawaii, May, 2016 by Jeff Gere.


"MacDonald retells this folktale with her usual verve and astute ear for what pleases a read-aloud audience. Terry's Acrylic paintings make a good match...capture a world where anything is possible."  ...Kirkus

"...good cadence and pacing...much here to delight listeners...Terry's plucky acrylic illustrations heighten the humor...perfectly suited to a storytelling performance."  ...School Library Journal

"Eye-popping comic illustrations make this fresh version of an old folktale into a rollicking romp....This fine paen to cleverness adn persistence is given extra zest by Terry's acrylic illustrations, which are as colorful as sparkling gems. "  ...Booklis, Feb. 15, 2007

"MacDonald retells this folktale with her usual verve and astute ear for what pleases a read-aloud audience."  ...Publisher's Weekly Feb. 12, 2007

"In typical MacDonald style, the story is perfectly paced and effectively patterned for a foolproof readaloud. Terry's jovial acrylic paintings are loud and unsubtle but stylish. "  ...The Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books, March 30, 2007


Children's Catalog 2007

Children's Core Collection, 2014, 21st ed.

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