Hattie the Hen spots danger -- but the goose and the pig and the sheep and the horse and the cow don't seem to care! Young children will enjoy happy shivers of anticipation as this cumulative tale builds, and they'll be delighted by the final surprise, when everyone sees that what Hattie has been saying is true!
Mem Fox is an educator and international literacy expert, and her many acclaimed picture books for young children include Yoo-Hoo, Ladybug!; Hello Baby!; Baby Bedtime; I’m an Immigrant Too; the bestselling modern classics Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes and Time for Bed; and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. Visit her at MemFox.net.
Patricia Mullins is an award-winning children’s book illustrator. She visited a local farm near Melbourne to take photographs and make sketches of the animals in this Hattie and the Fox. Patricia resides in Australia. Visit her at PatriciaMullins.com.au.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 30, 1987)