How will the red hen transform a seed into bread? Follow her step-by-step process from the farm to the table and learn about the value of teamwork. Includes a recipe for baking your own loaf of bread. Praised by Publishers Weekly for its “striking” collage art with plenty of “visual humor.”
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Product Dimensions:8.5 x 10.75 inches
Page Count:32 pages
Age Range:Ages 3-7 years
Awards & Accolades
“Slater created her carefully composed illustrations by hanging collaged and paper-cut elements from wires and photographing them; the resulting scenes are striking, with a real sense of depth and dimensionality. Slater also adds visual humor to the story, giving the mischief-making rooster and mouse abundant energy” — Publishers Weekly
“This new version of the cautionary folktale features captivating, meticulous cut-paper and collage illustrations.... Children and adults will appreciate this edition of the literal and figurative age-old adage ‘You reap what you sow’” — School Libarary Journal
About the Contributors
Retold by - Mary Finch
Mary Finch was born and educated in London. She worked for twelve years in children's publishing and spent nine years as a specialist children's bookseller. She currently lives in Bath, England, and has two daughters and two grandchildren.
Illustrated by - Kate Slater
Kate Slater lives on a dairy farm in Staffordshire, UK with her family, her dog, lots of chickens and two pet sheep. Her studio is the old apple room, with shelves full of papers she uses for her artwork.
Narrated by - Debra Messing
Debra Messing is a stage, television and film actress who has won an Emmy award for her starring role in the hit series Will and Grace. Her film work includes Along Came Polly and The Wedding Date. She has been awarded a Screen Actors Guild award and a Women in Film Lucy award.