The New Rooster - Rilla Alexander

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers


The New Rooster by Rilla Alexander / ISBN 9781534493452 / 48-page hardcover picture book, about 11.25 x 8.25 inches, from Simon & Schuster


A New York Times and New York Public Library Best Illustrated Book of the Year!

Rooster has come a long way for his new job in a new country, but finds he has trouble communicating with the locals in this special and boldly illustrated picture book.

Rooster is nervous to start his brand-new job in a brand-new country, but most of all he’s excited. He’s always been great at his job and knows how to cock-a-doodle-doo and wake people up!

But here, so far from home, nothing seems to be working no matter how loud or how long Rooster crows. Can Rooster find a way to communicate with his new neighbors?

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