Chickenology takes young readers on a fascinating and informative tour of chickens. With a playful tone and irresistibly charming illustrations by rising star Camilla Pintonato, this lively visual encyclopedia presents chickens in all of their feathered glory. Discover the incredible variety of chickens with different origins, breeds, and feather patterns. Learn incredible facts: did you know that chickens can learn to count up to four and have excellent hearing? Many even like to listen to music!
2022 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Prize for Excellence in Science Books finalist, Children's Science Picture Book category
2021 Premier Anderson Award winner, Best Nonfiction category
Barbara Sandri and Francesco Giubbilini
illustrated by Camilla Pintonato
9781616899080 | Hardcover Book
Barbara Sandri is an environmental activist and a pioneer of backyard chicken keeping. Her chickens are named Guerra, Pace, Traita, Rina, Ciuffina, Pitta, and Beppa. Sandri is based in Livorno, Italy.
Francesco Giubbilini combined his passion for communication and backyard chicken keeping by founding, together with Barbara Sandri, the first Italian website dedicated to chickens and eggs, Everything about Chickens (www.tuttosullegalline.it). Giubbilini is based in Livorno, Italy.
Camilla Pintonato is an author, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Venice, Italy. She studied illustration at Mimaster in Milan and completed her master's degree in editorial design at ISIA in Urbino. Her books include Full Moon, Detective Mole, and the forthcoming title Pigology .