Chicken of the Sea

Chicken of the Sea by Viet Thanh Nguyen 194421173X 9781944211738
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A band of intrepid chickens leave behind the boredom of farm life, joining the crew of the pirate ship Pitiless to seek fortune and glory on the high seas. Led by a grizzled captain into the territory of the Dog Knights, they soon learn what it means to be courageous, merciful, and not seasick quite so much of the time.

A whimsical and unexpected adventure tale, Chicken of the Sea originated in the five-year-old mind of Ellison Nguyen, son of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen; father and son committed the story to the page, then enlisted the artistic talents of Caldecott Honor winner Thi Bui and her thirteen-year-old son, Hien Bui-Stafford, to illustrate it. This unique collaboration between two generations of artists and storytellers invites you aboard for adventure, even if youre chicken. Maybe especially if youre chicken.

Author: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: McSweeneys Publishing

Publication Date: 2019-11-26


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