The Definitive Guide to

Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months

Written & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
1234567
5.25
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
$7.95
List Price
2-4
Target Age
32
Pages
Board
Book Type

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

In this beloved classic, Maurice Sendak blends his signature artwork with rhymes you’ll want to read over and over—in every season.

What Kind of Book is Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

Grammy
English Degree, Former SAHM, Grammy Extraordinare
1234567
6.0

Originally published in 1962, this book has been delighting readers for generations; coming back to it for this review made me feel happy inside. If you haven’t read it in a while, or maybe ever if you are young, find a copy and read it with someone you love. It is a small book, fitting nicely into one’s hand, or easily handled by a toddler. It’s comfortable in the way that chicken soup is comfort food. And it celebrates each month of the year, illustrating that there is always a place for things that are familiar and loved, even in our wildest imaginings. Warning: you may find yourself craving chicken soup with rice when you have finished reading.

Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
1234567
4.5

I like this book a lot because I remember reading it in elementary school and thinking it was fun and silly to have little poems about each month, all prominently featuring chicken soup with rice. However, when I’ve read it to my pre-schooler, it just hasn’t worked for us. There’s not really enough for her to look at on each page to keep her engaged while I read it, and she gets tired of the chicken soup and rice joke pretty quickly.

Book Lists That Include Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months

Book Topics › soups
Children's Books About Soups
Book Topics › seasons
Splendid Children's Books About Seasons
Book Topics › alphabet (ABCs)
Excellent Alphabet Children's Books
Book Topics › counting and numbers
Children's Books About Counting And Numbers
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months

author & illustrator
Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America.

View Author

What Has Maurice Sendak Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Maurice know that you want more details about Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months!

Discover All the Books in the The Nutshell Library Series

More Books by Maurice Sendak

The Wheel on the School book
Meindert DeJong, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
7.0
Nutcracker book
E.T.A. Hoffmann, Maurice Sendak
Picture book
6.0
Lullabies and Night Songs book
Alec Wilder, Maurice Sendak, William Engvik
Picture book
But the Giraffe & Brundibar book
Tony Kushner, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
Maggie Rose, Her Birthday Christmas book
Ruth Sawyer, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
Jean Ritchie's Singing Family of the Cumberlands book
Jean Ritchie, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
Sarah's Room book
Doris Orgel, Maurice Sendak
Picture book
A Kiss for Little Bear book
Else Holmelund Minarik, Maurice Sendak
Picture book
Little Bear's Friend book
Else Holmelund Minarik, Maurice Sendak
Select type book

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months

Book Details

ISBN:
9780062668080
Publication Date:
January 10, 2017
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0062668080

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 59%
More than halfway there—keep going!
Depth Score - 15%
Just the barebones.
Improve this page
Are you the author or illustrator? Claim this page.

Suggested Links