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Publisher Comments:

Little Red Hen is a time-tested cautionary tale about how we reap what we sow. When the hen asks a cat, dog, and mouse for help planting some wheat, she gets no takers: "‘Not I! said the cat. ‘Not I! said the dog. ‘Not I! said the mouse." They wont water, cut, or grind the wheat . . . or help bake a cake with it, either. So guess who eats the cake by herself in the end? The Caldecott Honor artist Paul Galdones delightfully detailed ink and wash illustrations—packed with charming details—add plenty of sly humor to the well-loved story that not only offers a sage message but also shows children what it takes to make a cake from the ground up!

Synopsis:

Galdone's dynamic, amusing pictures add much humor to the familiar tale of the industrious hen and lazy cat, dog, and mouse.

About the Author

Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. There he was introduced to the process of bookmaking, an activity that was soon to become his lifelong career. Before his death in 1986, Mr. Galdone illustrated almost three hundred books, many of which he himself wrote or retold. He is fondly remembered for his contemporary style, bright earthy humor, and action-filled illustrations, which will continue to delight for generations to come.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780899193496
performance:
Galdone, Paul
Publisher:
Clarion Books
Illustrator:
Galdone, Paul
Author:
Galdone, Paul
Author:
Galdone, Joanna C.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Animals - Farm Animals
Subject:
Chickens
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
Picture books for children
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Work
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Literature / Classics
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life & Ranch Life
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Animals - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Paul Galdone Classics
Series Volume:
45
Publication Date:
March 1985
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
20 cm. +
Age Level:
04-08

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