The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

By Carmen Agra Deedy, Eugene Yelchin (illustrator),

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1 author picked The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

While I'm a big fan of nonfiction, I had to include this fabulous tale. With its folktale-style illustrations, the book recounts how the joyful and very noisy village of La Paz decides there's too much commotion. The villagers elect Don Pepe as mayor when he pledges to bring peace and quiet. Then new edicts go out: "No Singing."

When Rooster moves into the silent village and starts his song, things get interesting. Children will appreciate the courage and commitment of the obstinate rooster who remains faithful to his song in the face of Don Pepe's escalating threats and punishments. And…

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