The Hen Who Wouldn't Give Up
A heart-warming story about a hen with as much pluck as she has cluck from the author of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark.
Hilda is a small, speckled hen. And when Hilda makes up her mind, nothing can stop her. Hilda’s auntie has just had a family of chicks, and she’s determined to visit them. But how is Hilda going to travel the five miles to her auntie’s farm?
Filled with gentle humour and comfort, Jill Tomlinson’s animal stories have been enjoyed by children who want to snuggle down with a good read for decades. Perfect for kids aged 5+ who love Julia Donaldson, and Dick King Smith’s The Sheep Pig. This edition is beautifully illustrated by Paul Howard.
Have you enjoyed all of Jill’s animal stories?
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
The Cat Who Wanted to Go Home
The Gorilla Who Wanted to Grow Up
The Hen Who Wouldn’t Give Up
The Otter Who Wanted to Know
The Penguin Who Wanted to Find Out
Jill Tomlinson never intended to be a writer. She trained as an opera singer, and then decided to have a family whilst her voice matured. But illness intervened, and she had to find another outlet for her energies. She started on a journalism course, and by the third lesson decided she wanted to write for children. So she did! Jill Tomlinson’s animal stories are much-loved and have been best-selling children’s books for nearly four decades.