Henny Penny

Paul Galdone

Book - 1968

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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Subjects
Genres
Picture books
Published
New York : Scholastic c1968.
Language
English
Physical Description
unpaged : ill
ISBN
9780547902005
0395288002
Main Author
Paul Galdone (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A lush retelling of a whimsical tale in the series that includes The Little Red Hen follows the misadventures of Henny Penny and a band of gullible friends who march off to warn the king about a falling sky, in a story that combines tongue-twisting rhymes, rich illustrations, gold foil cover accents and a surprise ending.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

In a cumulative tale, Henny Penny and her friends are on the way to tell the king that the sky is falling when they are met by a clever fox.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

"A favorite nursery tale delightfully illustrated in strong line and color in Galdone's familiar and likable style." --Booklist Another popular retelling by Paul Galdone joins the Folk Tale Classics series! 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. With its tongue-twisting rhymes, rich illustrations, surprising ending, and beautiful gold foil cover accents, this funny read-aloud will make a great addition to any child's library of classics.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

In Paul Galdone's lush re-telling, Henny Penny is convinced the sky is falling. So she gathers a band of gullible friends and marches off to tell the king--only to meet up with a wily fox. Now included in the Folk Tale Classics series, with beautiful gold foil cover accents!

Review by Publisher Summary 5

"A favorite nursery tale delightfully illustrated in strong line and color in Galdone's familiar and likable style." --Booklist Another popular retelling by Paul Galdone joins the Folk Tale Classics series! 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. With its tongue-twisting rhymes, rich illustrations, surprising ending, and beautiful gold foil cover accents, this funny read-aloud will make a great addition to any child's library of classics.