Follow Red Hen's journey as she learns to communicate and ask for help.

"I shall do it myself!"

When the Little Red Hen receives news of an unexpected visitor, she faces a series of unfortunate events that lead to her worst cooking disaster ever.


If only she'd asked for help!

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Enjoy story extras and resources


MORE ABOUT 'Cooking disaster!'

“This problem's my problem ...

                      MY problem to solve.

When a newspaper journalist announces a surprise visit to 'Red Hens Bakery', the exhausted Little Red Hen plans to impress.


But the Little Red Hen finds that she has run out of flour, and one problem leads to the next.


As the panicking Little Red Hen races back and forth past her bewildered friends, she still holds true to her mantra - 'I must do it myself!'.


That is, until disaster strikes

'Cooking Disaster!' is a hilarious story with laugh out loud illustrations. It will help you get started naturally on a great conversation about healthy communication and asking for help


Story Extras

Chat more about communication and asking for help by:

READING Red Hen's Fairytale Journal (beware spoiler alert!)



DISCUSSING Questions to keep the conversation going


Check out our resources and tools section for general tips for getting more out of conversations with your kids. 

Try another story in the Fairytale Fraud series! 

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