The Little Red Hen
Publication Date: May 1993
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A fresh retelling by Byron Barton of the well-loved story of the little red hen who grows grain, threshes wheat, and feeds her chicks--all by herself, without any help from her lazy friends.
Mr. Barton's simple words, bold images, and imaginative use of color have made his many picture book perennial favorites with young children.
Byron Barton is the author-artist of many beloved picture books for the youngest reader, including My Car; My Bus; Building a House; Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs; and Machines at Work. His books have earned numerous awards and honors, including six ALA Notable Book Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Books selection, five School Library Journal Best Books of the Year selections, and two Reading Rainbow books. He lives in Florida.