The Trouble with Chickens Epub ´ 120 pages

Mobi Ô The Trouble with Chickens ✓ Doreen Cronin

The Trouble with ChickensJJ Tully is a former search and rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives So he's not terribly impressed when tw I got this book from the library because I thought it might appeal to some of the Primaries newly hatched readers who are now studying things that hatch It seemed a perfect match but this title The Trouble With Chickens A JJ Tully Mystery like some of Cronin's other work suffers from confusion of audience In tone and language this book wants to parody Raymond Chandler's private dick on a case However I suspect that few children of Primary age are familiar with The Long Goodbye or other livres noirs Conseuently unless this work is read aloud to children by a reader willing to commit to her best Humphrey Bogart impersonation I suspect it will be lost on its intended audienceIn the 2nd chapter after JJ Tully a retired rescue dog meets Millicent Moosh a chicken who enlists his services he meets her chicksShe called them Little Boo and PeepI called them Dirt and Sugar for no particular reasonMuch is left to no particular reason as the writer torments an already convoluted plot in service of Chandlerisms bound to be lost on her readership I no longer have a k 2nd grader in the house to serve as guinea pig for this kind of story but plan to test this title with some Primaries tomorrow and see if they both like and get this title If they don't it won't be a mystery to me

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The Trouble with Chickens Epub ´ 120 pages ó [Download] ➹ The Trouble with Chickens ➾ Doreen Cronin – Gwairsoft.co.uk JJ Tully is a former search and rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives So he's not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and SuO chicks named Dirt and Sugar who look like popcorn on legs and their chicken mom show up demanding his help to track down their missing siblings Driven by the promise of a c This is a fun mystery for kids The narrative is entertaining and has a bit of a hardboiled edge to it with some acerbic wit and wry commentary The story is told from two perspectives the detective JJ Tully and his foe Vince the funnel The first time we noticed the change in perspective we were a bit confused but then we realized that the icon at the top of the page at the beginning of each chapter marked the switch in narrator and we were better prepared for the shift as we continued to read It was a uick read and we enjoyed reading it together interesting uote She reminded me of a splinter I'd had once it bothered me and I was in a much better mood when it was gone pp 20 21

Doreen Cronin ✓ The Trouble with Chickens Text

Heeseburger JJ begins to track down clues Is Vince the Funnel hiding something? Are there dark forces at work or is JJ not smelling the evidence that's right in front of him? The Trouble With Chickens by Doreen Cronin is an adorable children’s chapter book JJ Tully had a fantastic career as a search and rescue dog and from the start of the story he is currently enjoying retirement As this is a story we know things don’t stay uite so peaceful for JJ One day two chicks Dirt and Sugar and the mother hen Hazel come to JJ asking for help in tracking down the missing siblings with the promise of a cheeseburger for a rewardRead the rest of my review by clicking here