The Little Red Pen is a modern day version of the story The Little Red Hen. In this story The Little Red Pen needs help grading a mountain of homework so the students will learn. She calls on her school supply friends stapler, scissors, eraser, pushpin, and highlighter to help her with this task. “Not I!” they all reply. The Little Red Pen is left to work alone. Exhausted from all her hard work she rolls off the desk into the trash can aka “The Pit of No Return.” Her school supply friends organize a rescue to save her. Will the Little Red Pen be lost forever? Read this entertaining story to find out if they succeed. The cartoon style drawings and humor will delight elementary children. This is a great book for teaching the importance of hard work and teamwork.
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