Hen's Cake

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Perfect for reading aloud and full of deliciously vibrant artwork, the story of Heidi the Hen's birthday is told as a lively twist on two well-loved tales: The Gingerbread Man and The Little Red Hen

When Heidi the Hen bakes a tasty birthday cake, she's in for a BIG surprise! Suddenly, the cake jumps down from the table, races out of the door, and disappears down the street. Soon the whole town is hot on the trail of the tasty treat. Will the runaway ...

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Overview

Perfect for reading aloud and full of deliciously vibrant artwork, the story of Heidi the Hen's birthday is told as a lively twist on two well-loved tales: The Gingerbread Man and The Little Red Hen

When Heidi the Hen bakes a tasty birthday cake, she's in for a BIG surprise! Suddenly, the cake jumps down from the table, races out of the door, and disappears down the street. Soon the whole town is hot on the trail of the tasty treat. Will the runaway cake escape the jaws of a crafty crocodile, a hungry hat-selling monkey, and everyone else? Will Heidi ever get a bite of her cake? Kids will love the whole host of colorful characters who rush after the mischievous runaway cake, and will laugh as new characters join in the fun in a fast-paced picture book chase.

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"The dancing tiger might be a metaphor for many things, but its sweet power is undeniable. Magical."  —Kirkus Reviews starred review of The Dancing Tiger
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416916666
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 3 - 5 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.70 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Malachy Doyle is the author of more than 70 children's books, including The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales, Horse, Owen and the Mountain, Tales from Old Ireland, and The Dancing Tiger, for which he won the Nestle Children's Prize Silver Award. Katherine Lodge is the illustrator of the Billy series, the Sasha and Olly series, and Shoe Shoe Baby.

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