Nothing unusual ever happened on the Tuckers farm. Until the day that peacock showed up… When a glamorous visitor lands unexpectedly in their midst and begins attracting customers, three hardworking hens protest: How come we do all the hard work and he gets all the attention? To keep the peace, the wise old hound dog suggests a swap. The hens and the peacock soon find out that others jobs aren t always as easy as they seem. What will happen when three gussied-up hens spend the day prancing and parading at passing cars? And will that peacock ever figure out how to lay an egg?

A cute read, with cute illustrations. Kids will find that chicken’s antics funny, but it seems as if the illustrations tell a better story than the words in this case. The story does open up discussion on how “grass is always greener on the other side”, and the consequences for thinking that. I did found the words a bit heavy for it to be a children’s book, but the book certainly addressed the issue many kids have now of wishing they were someone else. Doesn’t seem to be a book that kids would pick up over and over, but it does open conversation about being comfortable with who you are, especially for impressionable kids.
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