The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly: A Novel

The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly: A Novel

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This is the story of a hen named Sprout. No longer content to lay eggs on command, only to have them carted off to the market, she glimpses her future every morning through the barn doors, where the other animals roam free, and comes up with a plan to escape into the wild—and to hatch an egg of her own.

An anthem for freedom, individuality and motherhood featuring a plucky, spirited heroine who rebels against… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Hwang has written an achingly beautiful allegory that is sure to become an international classic.

Beautifully and simply written,
The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly is a reflection on society, nature and the world at large.

A subtle morality tale that will appeal to readers of all ages.

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (November 26, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 176 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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