Note: This is a story with a sad ending. Henny Penny is a cute nursery tale.
Henny Penny is the retelling of a famous folk tale. The story starts with an acorn falling on Henny Penny’s head. She assumes that the sky is falling and she sets off to inform this to the king. In her way, she meets many friends, until they reach the foxy Loxy’s cave and never seen again.
Get ready to giggle a little, laugh out loud and wipe a tear. Kids will surely ask you to read this tale again and again. You will surely enjoy Galdone’s version of the famous tale. This simple narration and rhyming scheme of the names of Henny Penny’s friends are helpful for kindergarten students. The moral of this story is to see the truth by yourself and not believe what others say without checking properly.
This also teaches readers about stranger danger and foolishness. Simple text, rhyming words, and cute illustrations by Paul Galdone will be loved by kids for sure. Read this classic retelling to know what happened to Henny Penny and it’s friends.
Suitable for: 3 – 6.
Author Name: Paul Galdone.
Publication: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
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