Trout fishing and a children’s book

“My Name is Chicken Joe” is the latest children’s book by a duo that calls themselves Trout Fishing in America.

The AP describes this new book as: “is an illustrated version of one of the band’s songs, an exploration of how names don’t always reveal what a child expects. Chicken Joe happens to be a cat. Miss Kitty a dog, and King Kong a parakeet.”

Published by Secret Mountain; Har/Com edition, the book is for the 4-8 age range.

According to the AP: “The book, illustrated by Stephanie Jorisch, includes a music CD with 11 previously released songs and printed lyrics for the songs.”

More info can be found courtesy of the AP article.

The book has been available as of April 25, 2009. Visit for more info.


Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.