cover image With Love, Little Red Hen

With Love, Little Red Hen

Alma Flor Ada. Atheneum Books, $16.95 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-689-82581-1

Alma Flor Ada returns to the Hidden Forest a third time for With Love, Little Red Hen, illus. by Leslie Tryon, once again relaying her tale through correspondence from storybook characters. Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks and others surprise the industrious but stressed-out Ms. Hen by secretly cultivating her corn, while two wolves plot to kidnap her for a chicken dinner. (Oct.)