About the book The Little Read Hen
Let your story-writing skills take you out of the henhouse! When the Little "Read" Hen's friends won't help her write an "eggcellent" story, she doesn't let it ruffle her feathers! This literary spin on a beloved folk tale is perfect for aspiring young writers interested in learning how their own fledgling ideas can hatch into a polished story. Holly Stone-Barker's vibrant cut-paper illustrations add riotous fun to each page.
About the author
Dianne de Las Casas is an award-winning author, storyteller, and founder of Picture Book Month, an international literacy initiative celebrating the print picture book during the month of November. Her work has earned rave reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, and Kirkus. She performs worldwide at schools, conferences, and special events. She hunts and pecks a good story everywhere she goes! The author of Pelican's Beware, Beware of the Big Bad Bear!; The Cajun Cornbread Boy; Dinosaur Mardi Gras; The Gigantic Sweet Potato; Madame Poulet and Monsieur Roach; and There's a Dragon in the Library, de Las Casas lives with her husband and daughter, the egg-cellent Kid Chef Eliana, in the New Orleans area.