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Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
By Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction
If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule. Will they stay, or return to the relative sanity of England?
Hearth and Harvest
By Julie Cox
You set the price! Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010. Category: Fiction
In "Hearth and Harvest," Julie Cox explores the roles of parents and children through stories steeped in magic, wonder, grief and inevitability. A farmer hatches an unlikely egg; a barren girl searches for a god; death and birth abound, and creators clash with their creations. These six stories find the fantastic in the mundane, and the grounded, dirty world in the unreal.
Rich Man-Poor Man...
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
No longer a Paul-Newman playboy type, who used to leave his family waiting and wondering, Elec now prides himself on "making trades" at the various houses along the rural routes where he works. For instance, at the home of June Bug and Candy, while June Bug is away, Elec talks Candy into giving him her dead mother-in-law's hated chickens. This odd couple breaks Elec of his bad habits.
Chiquita the Featherless Chick
By Felix Mayerhofer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction
(Age Level – 5-8) – This story about a baby chick adopted by a loving Mexican family, especially Mama Gomez, will make you both laugh and cry. The little ones will especially enjoy the story and go “peep-peep-peeping all around the house.
Fowl Friends
By Linda M. Pyles
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
A children's book about friendship. Written to be read aloud.
Barred Plymouth Rock Band
By Beth LaBuff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
Abutting an abandoned barn, a crib devoid of corn, with weathervane and cupola, the rooftop, sagged and worn. The corncrib was repurposed by fowl society, a chicken troupe—Barred Plymouth Rocks, the white variety.
The Little Red Hen With a Pen
By David Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Fiction
One day the Little Red Hen finds a pen in the barnyard and decides to write a book. A humorous fable about the publishing industry for writers. This piece first appeared in a writer's magazine and is one of David Davis's (writing as Tom F. Twain) best.
Frizzle the Backyard Chicken
By Dana Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Frizzle the chicken and her friends live in our backyard. Every day is an adventure for these mischievous pet chickens. Illustrated by a creative ten year old, chicken facts are combined with lighthearted narrative.
Sylvia's Hatchet
By Kate Dempsey
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sylvia is happy living alone with her chickens, but her daughter has other ideas. Who is the stranger who appears from next door and what is Sylvia doing with her hatchet? A happy short story about getting older and retaining independence. Includes CHapter 1 of The Story of Plan B.
Holey Moses
By Michael Goldsberry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Volume two of Holey Hullabaloo, Holey Moses takes the reader on a journey from the books of Exodus through Joshua in round about 10,000 words, laughing all the way. This novella is best enjoyed with a rubber chicken close by.