Funky Chicken – Plush Puppet



Meet the ‘Funky Chicken – A Bushy Tale of Crocs & Chooks.’

It’s a fictional story of rhyming verse, set in the Australian bush.  It tells how, according to legend, the animals gathered many years ago to vote on which creature is Australia’s most unique.  It turns out the winner is not one of the more iconic Australian animals, but a Funky Chicken!  The book, which is available in soft cover $20 and hard cover $25, also contains a CD, which has an audio visual slideshow of the narrated story, by author Chris Collin.  It’s backed by orchestral music, where every animal has its own unique instrument sound.  A plush Funky Chicken toy will complete your child’s experience.  $20.

Funky Chicken Plush puppet measures 35cm long x 20cm wide across the body.

It’s in the Premiers Challenge Reading Book List, Queensland, NSW & Victoria and was shortlisted for the 2014 Speech pathology Australian Book of the Year Awards.  If you’re a teacher, or an interactive parent, use this book along with the teacher resource activity sheets and craft activity sheets that you can download for free from the funkybooks website.  The find a word was particularly fun!