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Chickens May Not Cross the Road and Other Crazy but True Laws
By Tony Griego (illustrator) and Kathi Linz
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date September 30, 2002
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780618112579
ISBN-10 061811257X
Dimensions 0.50 by 9 by 11.50 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $16.00
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
A collection of humorous laws from across the country includes information on why we have laws, how they are established, and why some of these may not be as funny as they seem.
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It is against the law in Brooklyn, New York, for donkeys to sleep in bathtubs.
In Idaho you are not allowed to fish while sitting on a giraffe. In California you must not keep slugs as pets.

Yes, it’s the law—says so right on the state or city books.

Some of the more ludicrous laws in the history of our country come to light in this very funny and fascinating book for young citizens—citizens who have a special appreciation for the tyranny of stupid rules. Illustrated with wit and irony, this collection brings law to life and will have readers not only laughing but also thinking about their world in a new way.


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Paperback
Book cover for 9780618809059
 
Reprint edition from Houghton Mifflin (December 28, 2007); titled "Chickens May Not Cross the Road and Other Crazy (But True) Laws"
9780618809059 | details & prices | 32 pages | 8.25 × 10.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.40 lbs | List price $6.95
About: A collection of humorous laws from across the country, along with information on why we have laws, how they are established, and why some of these may not be as funny as they seem.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780618112579
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Houghton Mifflin (September 30, 2002)
9780618112579 | details & prices | 9.00 × 11.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.85 lbs | List price $16.00
About: A collection of humorous laws from across the country, along with information on why we have laws, how they are established, and why some of these may not be as funny as they seem.
Prebinding
from Turtleback Books (December 28, 2007)
9781417807734 | details & prices | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | List price $17.15

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