Author: Frances O’Roark Dowell
Title: Sam the Man & the Chicken Plan
Print Length: 128
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
Sam the Man wants to earn some money and hes got a cluck-worthy plan in this endearing chapter book thats the first in a new series from Frances ORoark Dowell.Sam the Man needs a job. Even his sister gets twenty bucks a pop for mowing peoples lawns! But seven-year-olds arent allowed to mow lawns, so Sam decides to ask his next door neighbor if she needs help doing other chores. It turns out shell pay him a whole dollar each time he can convince her dad, Mr. Stockfish, to join him for a walk. But it turns out that getting Mr. Stockfish to leave the living room isnt easy. AND a dollar a pop isnt going to cut it. So when Mrs. Kerner, another neighbor, asks if Sam would like to watch her chickens, Sam jumps on the task. You can count on him, yes indeed. Watching chickens is more fun than he expects, and comes with an added bonus: it turns out that visiting the chickens is the one thing that can coax Mr. Stockfish out of the house! But what does a seven-year-old do with all the money hes earning? Its too little for a bike, and too much for candy. But wait! Its just enough for a chicken of his ownthe kind that lays BLUE eggs! Soon he has a whole waiting list of kids who want to buy a blue egg. And what does Sam plan on doing with his new fortune? Buy Mr. Stockfish his own chicken, of course!