"Flora and the Runaway Rooster is an exciting story that appeals to a wide range of students. [The story] demonstrates to children how passing on the gift directly benefits other children in the world who, in many ways, are just like them." ~ Amy Husken, teacher at the Atlanta International School
FLORA AND THE RUNAWAY ROOSTER
Written by John Claude Bemis
Illustrated by Robert Crawford
Young Flora dreams of going to school with her brother and sister so she can play soccer. But when one of her family’s roosters Kubika runs loose, he leads Flora on an adventure. Along the way, she learns the value of friendship, responsibility, and “passing on the gift.”
Author John Claude Bemis wrote this picture book for Heifer International after visiting families and schools in Rwanda, interviewing children who benefited from Heifer International’s extraordinary work to end hunger and poverty. Purchase this book for your favorite young reader or classroom teacher and you’ll be supporting Heifer International and families like Flora's around the world.