Henny Penny

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Convinced the sky is falling, Henny Penny and a band of gullible friends march off to tell the king, only to meet their end at the hands of a wily fox. "A favorite nursery tale delightfully illustrated in strong line and color in Galdone's familiar and likable style." -- Booklist

A cumulative tale about Henny Penny and her barnyard friends who were literally outfoxed on their journey to tell the king the sky was falling.

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Overview

Convinced the sky is falling, Henny Penny and a band of gullible friends march off to tell the king, only to meet their end at the hands of a wily fox. "A favorite nursery tale delightfully illustrated in strong line and color in Galdone's familiar and likable style." -- Booklist

A cumulative tale about Henny Penny and her barnyard friends who were literally outfoxed on their journey to tell the king the sky was falling.

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"A favorite nursery tale delightfully illustrated in strong line and color in Galdone's familiar and likable style." Booklist, ALA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899192253
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 9/28/1984
  • Series: Paul Galdone Classics Series
  • Edition description: None
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 318,198
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: AD660L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.94 (w) x 6.75 (h) x 0.13 (d)

Meet 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.

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  • Posted January 27, 2010

    One of the first books I read to my son and he still remembers it today. My son is 24.

    Terrific book I read to both my kids and I am now ordering it for my grandchildren. My kids still remember this book.

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