Chicken Licken is worried the sky is going to fall on his head, so he sets off with an increasing band of followers to tell the King. But will he get that far...? * Purple/ Band 8 books offer developing readers literary language, with some challenging vocabulary. * Text type - A traditional tale. * A timeline of events retells this traditional tale for children to discuss and renact. * Curriculum links - Citizenship: Choices; Science: Plants and animals in the local environment. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.