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1001 Stories Collection

The Chicken Song

1001 The Chicken Song William Moreland
Added on 23rd August 2020

Oral tradition Nursery rhyme from Syria

A popular Syrian rhyme about chickens.

Story

A simple rhyme about chickens in the farmyard.

Why we chose it

A classic school playground rhyme known throughout the Arab world.

Where it came from

This is one of the most famous nursery rhymes in Syria and the surrounding Arabic speaking countries.

Associated stories

Chickens feature in stories and rhymes for small children across the world. Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken is popular in Britain. One of the best known stories is Chicken Licken, also sometimes know as Chicken Little, who goes to tell the king that the sky is falling down.

Added on 23rd August 2020

Oral tradition Nursery rhyme from Syria