Between the Lions

Season 7 Episode 1

The Problem with Chickens & An Egg is Quiet

Aired Unknown Sep 17, 2007 on PBS
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The Problem with Chickens & An Egg is Quiet
"The Problem with Chickens" When Lionel and Leona spot a chicken in the library, it turns out to have popped out of a book. The chicken came from the book The Problem with Chickens, written by Bruce McMillan and illustrated by Gunnella. The story is about a group of women in a village who got some chickens who started imitating their behavior. "An Egg is Quiet" When Lionel discovers an egg in the library, he's eager to find out what it will hatch into. Cleo reads him and Leona a book called An Egg is Quiet, written by Diana Aston and illustrated by Sylvia Long that describes all kinds of eggs. Later on, Lionel and Leona learn the surprising truth about the contents of the egg. Also featured is the short story Baby Chick by Aileen Fisher. Segments throughout the episode discuss eggs, as well as words for describing sounds, such as noisy, loud and quiet.moreless

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