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Featuring 'The Little Red Hen'

"The Little Red Hen" by Galdone book coverCalling all readers!

Please join us in the children's room on Monday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. for our Reader's Theatre program.

The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone is the featured piece.
 
The little red hen finds none of her lazy friends willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the cake she makes from it.

There are many delightful versions and spin offs of this classic tale.
Here are a few more you may wish to read:
The Little Red Hen
By Byron Barton
JUV 398.2 BARTON
 
The little red hen finds none of her lazy friends willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the bread she makes from it.
"The Little Red Hen" by Barton book cover
The Little Red Hen
By Jerry Pinkney
JUV 398.24 PINKNEY

A newly illustrated edition of the classic fable of the hen who is forced to do all the work of baking bread and of the animals who learn a bitter lesson from it.
"The Little Red Hen" by Pinkney book cover
The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah
By Leslie Kimmelman        
JUV 398 KIMMELMAN
 
No one will help the Little Red Hen make the Passover matzah, but they all want to help her eat it.
"The Little Red Hen and the Passover Matzah" book cover
The Little Red Hen: An Old Fable
By Heather Forest
JUV E FOREST
 
A rhymed retelling of the traditional tale about the industrious little red hen and her lazy friends.
"The Little Red Hen" by Forest book cover
The Little Red Hen
By Harriet Ziefert
JUV E ZIEFERT (EASY READER)
 
The classic tale of the hen who has no one to help her grow, harvest, and mill the wheat, but several who want to eat the fruit of her labors.
"The Little Red Hen" by Ziefert book cover
Little Red Hen Gets Help
By Kenneth Spengler
JUV E SPENGLER (EASY READER)
 
When Little Red Hen makes tacos, Cat, Fox, and Pig want to eat but they do not want to help clean up.
"The Little Red Hen Gets Help" by Spengler book cover