click upper right corner of images to enlarge    above:  Chuck first spies the little magic blue seed...   Chick Chuck  -written by Bill Martin Jr. & illustrated by  Steven Salerno  published by Winslow Press, 2000.    "...children are likely to be dazzled by the illustrations; it's a spectacular debut for Salerno."  -Kirkus Reviews   A Rooster named Chicken Chuck eats a blue seed and magically sprouts a large blue feather from the middle of his forehead, and in his mind making him totally unique. He becomes unbearably bossy with the other farmyard animals... until a trip the circus (sort of) open his eyes.
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detailed cropped view of the reflective foil cover for  Chicken Chuck  .    
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detailed cropped view of the traveling circus scene.
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge    above:  preliminary rough  SKETCH  developing the look of the main character, Chicken Chuck.
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge    above:  Chuck first spies the little magic blue seed...   Chick Chuck  -written by Bill Martin Jr. & illustrated by  Steven Salerno  published by Winslow Press, 2000.    "...children are likely to be dazzled by the illustrations; it's a spectacular debut for Salerno."  -Kirkus Reviews   A Rooster named Chicken Chuck eats a blue seed and magically sprouts a large blue feather from the middle of his forehead, and in his mind making him totally unique. He becomes unbearably bossy with the other farmyard animals... until a trip the circus (sort of) open his eyes.
       
     

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above: Chuck first spies the little magic blue seed...

Chick Chuck -written by Bill Martin Jr. & illustrated by Steven Salerno published by Winslow Press, 2000.

"...children are likely to be dazzled by the illustrations; it's a spectacular debut for Salerno." -Kirkus Reviews

A Rooster named Chicken Chuck eats a blue seed and magically sprouts a large blue feather from the middle of his forehead, and in his mind making him totally unique. He becomes unbearably bossy with the other farmyard animals... until a trip the circus (sort of) open his eyes.

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detailed cropped view of the reflective foil cover for  Chicken Chuck  .    
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: detailed cropped view of the reflective foil cover for Chicken Chuck.

 

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   above:  detailed cropped view of the traveling circus scene.
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: detailed cropped view of the traveling circus scene.

 click upper right corner of images to enlarge    above:  preliminary rough  SKETCH  developing the look of the main character, Chicken Chuck.
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

above: preliminary rough SKETCH developing the look of the main character, Chicken Chuck.