old mr. mackle hackle

Summary:

Mr. Mackle Hackle has a problem. His hen won’t cackle. Try as he might, the old bird won’t respond the way he wishes.

Educational Themes:

This is book that's a great jump-off for teaching sounds and alliteration. You can get your kids excited about reading with humor and by having fun with words.

Reading Level:
2.4
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 8
Age of child:
Started reading with 4-year-old child.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. I recommend this book for its musicality and clever word structure. It will surely be your child’s favorite for years to come.
Little Kid Reaction:

"I love the chicken jokes."

Parent Reaction:

The colorful photos and witty text are reminiscent of my generation of children’s books. Throughout the book, Mr. Madsen’s musical background is revealed.

Pros:

If you are a fan of Dr. Seuss, you will love Gunnar Madsen’s Old Mr. Mackle Hackle.

Cons:

None.


Title Old Mr. Mackle Hackle
Author Gunnar Madsen
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers © 2005
Illustrators Irana Sheperd
ISBN 0316734527
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.99
Genres Animal Characters, Picture Book, Rhyme
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