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Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins

Rosie's Walk (1968)

by Pat Hutchins

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about a hen who leaves the chicken coop and goes on a walk. She was followed by a fox who gets it as Rosie continues to walk. ( )
  susanoldchief | Jun 12, 2014 |
A great use of medium. The text is a single sentence, describing Rosie the hen's peaceful walk around the farm ("Rosie the hen went for a walk . . . and got back in time for dinner."), but the illustrations tell a different story: the whole time, a fox is pursuing her, intent on getting his own dinner. Humorous mishaps keep stopping him, and eventually he's chased off by a swarm of bees. The art is nice--red, orange, and yellow in the foreground and green in the background, usually with heavy borders, giving everything a sort of paper cutout look. Quite enjoyable.
  Sopoforic | Mar 20, 2014 |
Rosie the hen goes for a walk around the farm but unbeknownest to her, a fox is trying to catch her.
  bp0128bd | Jan 24, 2014 |
Rosie's Walk is about a hen who leaves the chicken coop and goes for a walk. She is followed by the fox who gets dealt the hand of unfortunate events as Rosie continues to walk.

I liked this book because of the humor in it.

The ages/grade levels I would use this for are 3-6/preschool-1st grade.
  awanalex | Dec 10, 2013 |
  lilacdhs | Nov 11, 2013 |
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Rosie the hen leaves the chicken coop and sets out for a little walk. Right behind her is the fox, slyly trying to catch up with her. Rosie's walk is quiet, uneventful and eventually leads her back to the coop, blissfully unaware of the fox's travails as he tries -- unsuccessfully -- to navigate the obstacle course that Rosie has led him through.

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A hen unwittingly outmaneuvers a sly fox.

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