Busy-Busy Little Chick

By Harrington, Janice N

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ISBN
978-0-374-34746-8
Publisher
Farrar


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on February 1, 2013

Unlike the industrious Little Red Hen, the hen in this story (from the Nkundo people of Central Africa) is the one who keeps putting off doing any work. When Mama Nsoso's chicks are shivering in their nest at night, she promises they will build a new "ilombe" (house), but each day something yummy begs to be eaten instead: "crunchy-munchy, / sweety-meaty, / big fat worms!" It's "busy-busy" Little ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2013  |  Folktales and Nursery Rhymes

In this story from the Nkundo people of Central Africa, Mama Nsoso's chicks are shivering in their nest at night. She promises they'll buil...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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