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Reader's Theatre

Featuring "Henny Penny"

"Henny Penny" book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

Henny Pennywritten by Vivian French and illustrated by Sophie Windham, is the featured piece. Henny Penny and her barnyard friends are on their way to tell the king that the sky is falling when they meet a hungry fox, but Henny Penny's quick thinking saves the day.

There are many delightful versions and spin offs of this classic tale.

Here are a few more you may wish to read:
Henny-Penny
Retold and illustrated by Jane Wattenberg
JUV E WATTENBERG

While on their way to tell the king that the sky is falling, Henny Penny and her friends meet the very hungry Foxy-Loxy.
"Henny-Penny" by Wattenberg book cover
Henny Penny
Illustrated by H. Werner Zimmermann
JUV E ZIMMERMANN

Henny Penny and her friends are on their way to tell the king that the sky is falling when they meet a hungry fox.
"Henny Penny" by Zimmermann book cover
Chicken Little
By Rebecca Emberley and Ed Emberley
JUV E EMBERLEY

A retelling of the classic story of Chicken Little, who has an acorn fall on his head and runs in a panic to his friends Henny Penny, Lucky Ducky, and Loosey Goosey, to tell them the sky is falling.
"Chicken Little" by Emberley book cover
Henny Penny
By Paul Galdone
JUV E GALDONE

Convinced the sky is falling, Henny Penny and a band of gullible friends march off to tell the king, only to meet their end at the hands of a wily fox.
"Henny Penny" by Galdone book cover
Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales
By Lucy Cousins
JUV 398.2 COUSINS

A fresh look at eight classic stories, told with bold language and vibrant pictures.
"Yummy" book cover