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Jackie French's Chook Book - Jackie French

Jackie French's Chook Book

Paperback

Published: 1st July 2012
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Everything you want to know about chooks, from breeding them to eating them.

Suggests a myriad of uses for chook by-products - for example, feather mattresses, quilt pens, soap and fertilizer. Includes over 100 recipes and an index.

The author's ideas on ecologically sound living are widely known through magazines such as 'Australian Women's Weekly', radio, and the television program 'Burke's Backyard'. Her other publications include Organic Control of Household Pests and A-Z of Useful Plants.

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Terrific introduction to keeping chooks

4

Great engaging read with lots of practical, down to earth advice.

Sydney

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Grandsons Chooks

4

I had purchase this book for our grandson as he had just purchased some chickens from his local fete. My wife had always admired Jackie and her ideas on how to enjoy ones backyard so her book was ideal and while he is only 7, the whole family enjoy reading it. Thanks Jackie

Castle Hill

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I love this Fantastic book

5

For any one who has chickens

Cairns

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Great fro a beginner

5

Another great Jackie French book.

Sydney, Australia

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ok

3

this is an ok book, not as good as what i expected.

Gippsland Victoria

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Chook Book is Bonza

5

Fantastic for beginner chook keepers. Lots of tips both serious and funny. Jackie is a legend. I will keep this book forever

Waikiki WA

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Brilliant!

5

Brilliant book well worth buying! This is the only book about keeping chooks you need.

Melbourne

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Jackie French's Chook Book

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Jackie French

Jackie was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014/15 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year.  She is also an historian, ecologist, dyslexic, and a passionate worker for literacy, the right of all children to be able to read, and the power of books.

Jackie's writing career spans 25 years, 148 wombats, over 140 books, 36 languages, 3,721 bush rats, and over 60 awards in Australia and overseas. 

Her books range from provocative historical fiction such as Hitler’s Daughter and They Came on Viking Ships to the hilarious international bestseller, Diary of a Wombat with Bruce Whatley, as well as many nonfiction titles such as The Fascinating History of Your Lunch, and To the Moon and Back (with Bryan Sullivan), the history of Australia’s Honeysuckle Creek and man’s journey to the moon.

In 2000, Hitler’s Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers’ Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.

Visit Jackie French 's Booktopia Author Page


ISBN: 9780947214593
ISBN-10: 0947214593
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 1st July 2012
Publisher: Aird Books Pty.Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 2