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The Little Red Hen

An Old English Folk Tale

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,474 / 15 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,038
Added to site: 2006.07.02
mnybks.net#: 13713
Genre: Young Readers
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She dearly loved fat, delicious worms and felt they were absolutely necessary to the health of her children. As often as she found a worm she would call "Chuck-chuck-chuck!" to her chickies.

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When they were gathered about her, she would distribute choice morsels of her tid-bit. A busy little body was she!

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A cat usually napped lazily in the barn door, not even bothering herself to scare the rat who ran here and there as he pleased. And as for the pig who lived in the sty--he did not care what happened so long as he could eat and grow fat.

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One day the Little Red Hen found a Seed. It was a Wheat Seed, but the Little Red Hen was so accustomed to bugs and worms that she supposed this to

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