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The Little Red Hen
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Author Jerry Pinkney
Illustrator Jerry Pinkney
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's literature, folklore, picture book
Published 2006 (Dial Press)
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages 32 (unpaginated)
ISBN 9780803729353
OCLC 60414351

The Little Red Hen is a 2006 book by Jerry Pinkney of the classic folktale about a chicken and some animals that decline to assist her in the growing and harvesting of wheat which she then uses to bake bread. When the animals ask to have some, she refuses and instead eats the bread with her chicks.


  • 2006 New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Books of the Year
  • 2007 ALA Notable Children's Book
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