Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

12 Oct 2019
11:30 a.m.
Downstairs @ Kidfest

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen is an award-winning children’s book author whose books include The United States v. Jackie Robinson (2019 ALSC Notable Children’s Books list), Chicks Rule!, Duck Duck Moose (CBC Children’s Choice Awards Finalist), Tyrannosaurus Wrecks (Junior Library Guild Selection), and the Purrmaids chapter book series. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey, with her husband, three children, and an imaginary pony named Penny.


All in step with wing in wing … Chicks can conquer anything! Nerdy Chick finds a disturbing sign tacked to the door: “NO CHICKS ALLOWED!!!” Puzzled, then baffled, then just plain mad, Nerdy Chick sets out to change the rules.

Along the way, she meets other chicks who are just like her: passionate and determined. From Soccer Chick to Science Chick and Wordy Chick to Yoga Chick, these chicks aren’t willing to take “NO” for an answer. They rally together, march to the barn at the center of town, and — when they hear “NO” once again — chart their own path forward (or, rather, up, up, and away!).

A celebration of girl power and community action, Chicks Rule! is the playful, diverse, victorious anthem chicks everywhere will love.

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