The Little Red Hen by Byron Barton

The Little Red Hen

byByron Barton

Hardcover | May 30, 1993

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A little red hen grows grain, threshes wheat, bakes bread, and feeds her chicks—all by herself, without any help from her lazy friends. Young readers will laugh and learn a valuable lesson about teamwork from this classic tale!

Byron Barton's simple words, bold images, and imaginative use of color have made his many picture books perennial favorites with young children. This retelling of the well-loved folktale "The Little Red Hen" continues to draw in preschoolers with its humor and bright primary colors.

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Byron Barton is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs; The Three Bears; The Little Red Hen; Machines at Work; I Want to Be an Astronaut; and a series of board books: Big Machines, Dinosaurs, Tools, and Zoo Animals. He also illustrated The Little Factory, written by Sarah Weeks.
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Title:The Little Red HenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.33 inPublished:May 30, 1993Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060216751

ISBN - 13:9780060216757

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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In simple, rhythmic text and bold pictures, Barton retells the story of a little red hen who plants the seeds, cuts the stalks, and grinds the wheat into flour all by herself. And when the bread is baked, there is plenty for her three little chicks--but none for her lazy friends. Full color.