Subtitle Explore the Wonderful World of Chickens and Eggs
Introduce children to the life cycle of chickens from egg, to hatching, and beyond with Let’s Hatch Chicks!. Author Lisa Steele, of Fresh Eggs Daily, shows the entire process in kid-friendly terms.
In this book you’ll meet Violet, a plucky and fun-loving chicken. Violet has an exciting secret to share with you: she’s ready to be a mom! Join Violet as she keeps her eggs warm and protects them from danger. See what happens each week as the chick grows inside the egg. And when the new chicks arrive, that’s when the fun begins again! These baby chickens need a lot of help to get along in the big world. They will need food, a new home, and sometimes a little help from mama hen. The book also features:
A glossary to help with any unfamiliar words
Tips for safely handling chicks and taking part in activities like candling
A close look at many of the things kids will see when hatching eggs at home, such as an incubator and brooder
Fun chicken and egg facts on many pages
As you read, you’ll be able to tell both the author and illustrator are lifelong chicken keepers who love to share their enthusiasm for chickens, chicks, eggs, and the magic of hatching at home.