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One night, Mr Doodle, the rooster, is woken up by the sounds of car hooters. When he discovers that the city is expanding rapidly - right up against the fence of the peaceful farm that is his home - he is very upset. He decides to leave the farm and look for another, quieter one. But Mr Doodle finds that he can't simply fly off and leave behind the life that he knows. Year after year, it's been his duty to wake all the animals and people on the farm, and it's his responsibility to find someone to take over his job. So after many amusing and frustrating auditions, Mr Doodle finally finds the perfect replacement.
- An interesting and entertaining story that children will enjoy
- Magnificent illustrations of various animals
- A humorous interpretation of different types of birds
- Suitable for reading to young children.
After 15 years in the world of corporate eventing and theatre, Claudia Eicker-Harris ventured down a new career path as an author of children's stories (particularly illustrated books) and has also written articles about life as a working mother.
Juan Carlos Federico is an Argentinian graphic designer and illustrator, based in Buenos Aires. Formerly a university professor, he founded the design studio Signum, which has won numerous design awards, including the prestigious institutional image of the city of Buenos Aires. In 2007 he started illustrating, also to much acclaim.
Publication date: 2016-01-01