King of the barnyard, Chanticleer struts about all day. When a fox bursts into his domain, dupes him into crowing, and then grabs him in a viselike grip, Chanticleer must do some quick thinking to save himself and his barnyard kingdom.
Winner, 1959 Caldecott Medal
Notable Children's Books of 19401970 (ALA)
Winner, 1992 Kerlan Award