The First Misadventure (The Chicken Squad, Book 1)

By Doreen Cronin

They're darling. They're bold. They understand their shapes! They're chicks on a mission—and in this, their first (mis)adventure, the chook Squad launches a galactic yard expedition.

Meet the bird Squad: dust, Sugar, Poppy, and Sweetie. those chicks are usually not your normal barnyard puffs of fluff, and they're no longer approximately to spend their days pecking chook feed and chasing insects. No sir, they're too busy fixing mysteries and struggling with crime.

So whilst Squirrel comes barreling into the poultry coop, the chicks recognize they're approximately to get a case. yet along with his bad wisdom of shapes ("Big" isn't really a form, Squirrel!) and utter worry of no matter what it's that's available in the market, the panicky Squirrel is not any aid. great point those chicks are professionals.

But even execs get frightened. particularly after they see that around, glossy, eco-friendly, significant factor within the backyard. What if it's a alien ship jam-packed with extraterrestrial beings who wish chickens as pets? It's as much as the chook Squad to crack a case that simply could be out of this global.

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Is it higher than a home? ” “Well, no,” acknowledged the squirrel. “Is it higher than the fowl coop? ” requested airborne dirt and dust. “Well, no,” responded the squirrel. “Is it higher than you? ” requested airborne dirt and dust. “I am a courageous squirrel!! after all it’s higher than me! ” acknowledged the squirrel. “Why might I be frightened of whatever if it wasn’t larger than me? ” “Lots of individuals are petrified of issues which are smaller than they are,” acknowledged dust. “Well, no longer me,” acknowledged the squirrel. “I’m merely petrified of something and it’s titanic and frightening, and it got here out of nowhere, and it’s available in the market looking ahead to me! ” “I imagine we'd like J. J. in this case,” stated Sugar. “He is aware the backyard just like the again of his paw. I’m going to run over there and ask him to hitch us. ” “Not the puppy! ” yelled the squirrel. “Not the puppy! no longer THE puppy! ” “What’s your red meat with the puppy, Tail? ” requested Sugar. “He’s massive and frightening! ” replied the squirrel. Sugar had a stoop. “Fine, I’m simply going to run open air and seize a shovel,” she introduced. “I’ll be correct again. ” “Not the shovel! ” acknowledged Tail. “Not the SHOVEL! now not THE SHOVEL! ” “What’s your red meat with the shovel? ” requested Sugar. “It’s titanic and frightening! ” acknowledged the squirrel. “I hand over, Tail,” stated Sugar. “Sounds to me like you’re scared of every thing within the backyard. Now get out of the following and contact me in case you have a true challenge. ” Sugar made a final notice on her pad. immense and frightening! huge, immense and scary! large and Terrifying! by no means brain! simply then a gloomy determine seemed within the doorway and solid a shadow over airborne dirt and dust, Sugar, and Tail. “Everything ok in the following? ” requested a deep, gruff voice. Tail’s eyes went large, his face went light, and he hit the ground. bankruptcy 2 How was once I presupposed to comprehend the twitchy squirrel was once going to faint? I suggest, certain, occasionally I chase him round the backyard. tremendous deal. You’d do an identical factor should you have been a puppy. particularly for those who have been bored from your brain and had not anything to learn. So yeah, the squirrel took one examine my mug and fainted. Like i discussed, it’s my activity to maintain the chook Squad and their mother, Moosh, secure and sound. I observed the squirrel strolling into the bird coop that afternoon, and that i wouldn’t be doing my task if I didn’t try it out. Moosh observed it too. She wouldn’t be doing her task if she didn’t test it out both. yet Moosh and i've either been round lengthy sufficient to grasp that squirrels are by no means as much as whatever reliable. “Now glance what you probably did, J. J. ,” stated Sugar, frowning on the squirrel stretched out at the ground. She didn't glance happy. Poppy and Sweetie jumped out of the shoe to get a more in-depth glance. “It’s so smooth! ” stated Sweetie. “Can we continue it? ” “Dead squirrels are boring,” acknowledged Poppy. “I’ll be within the shoe if you would like me. ” Moosh burst into the coop, appeared down on the squirrel, and rolled her eyes. “I’ll deal with it,” she stated. So there has been just one factor left for me to do: return to sleep. bankruptcy three i'm hoping that’s now not what i feel it is,” stated Moosh. “What do you're thinking that it's? ” requested dust. “A useless squirrel in my dwelling room,” she replied. “The squirrel’s no longer lifeless, Mom,” stated Sugar. “He simply fainted. ” “How are you able to be so convinced?

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