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The Pug and the Hen

Written by Diane K. Yorke

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The Pug and the Hen Review

Books for Babies and Toddlers Farm Animals Featured Books for 3+ readers General Fiction Stories about Animals

This is a charming story, with great images that I think will capture young readers’ attention.

‘The Pug and the Hen’ is a picture book by Diane K. Yorke that is filled with charming and bright illustrations. Hetty Hen is in training to lay eggs, but she’s bored and wants to “fly the coop” and have an adventure. So she and her friend Pug set off to explore, meeting a new character on their journey. 

A part of the ‘Puggy Tales’ series, this book is focused on friendship and adventure while sharing messages of kindness, gratitude, and tolerance. I loved the illustrations throughout and the slight twist in expectations at the end. In this fifth book in the series, Hetty Hen is definitely the main character, ‘The Pug and the Hen’ follows her dreams of freedom and adventure. I would have liked to know a little bit more about Pug, and perhaps hear from him a little more in this story, but I’m sure we'll learn more about him by reading the other books in the series.

This is a charming story, with great images that I think will capture young readers’ attention. There are nice messages in here that are subtly delivered, and I’m sure both parent and child will have fun reading through this series together.

Charlotte Walker, A LoveReading4Kids Ambassador

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The Pug and the Hen Synopsis

Pug’s friend Hetty Hen wants to do more with her life than just laying eggs. She wants to see the world.

Despite the protests of the other hens, the two friends set off on an adventure that will change their lives.

The Pug and the Hen is a beautifully illustrated picture book, featuring the adorable pug, Pug. Suitable for babies, toddlers and young kids, from 0 to 5 years old, our books have positive themes and promote the ideas of helpfulness, gratitude and tolerance.

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ISBN: 9781838174774
Publication date: 16/09/2021
Publisher: Puggy Designs
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781838174774
Publication date: 16th September 2021
Author: Diane K. Yorke
Publisher: Puggy Designs
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers, Indie Author Books
Genres: Farm Animals, General Fiction, Animals
Recommendations: Indie Books We Love

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