Two Lions

Squawking Matilda

Matilda is a chicken with attitude: proud, dignified, and scrappy. Aunt Susan sends her to Mae, who loves to take on special projects. But nothing is quick or easy with Matilda. Mae never had to work so hard before! Soon new projects grab her attention, and Matilda is neglected. When Aunt Susan plans a visit, Mae has to find out what it takes to care for a special chicken like Matilda.Author and illustrator Lisa Horstman uses a unique style of digitally combining hapecial chicken like Matilda.Author and illustrator Lisa Horstman uses a unique style of digitally combining hand-crafted puppets with painted backdrops. read more