Little Red Hen is feeling peckish and decides to make bread; she asks her friends for help but they all refuse. Will she have to do everything by herself? Engaging and beautifully illustrated, this story teaches children the importance of lending a helping hand and the value of sharing. A retelling of a beloved children's fable, this story reflects African contexts while maintaining the universal appeal of the original.
This is Book 1 in the Best Loved Tales Series Series. See all Best Loved Tales Series books here.
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Margie Orford is a writer, journalist, and film director. She is a former employee of New Namibia Books and the author of Fabulously 40 and Beyond: Women Coming into Their Own and Like Clockwork . Karen Lilje has illustrated several children's books, most notably The Parade: A Stampede of Stories about Ananse thMore about Margie Orford