When Lisa's woolen stocking flies off the clothesline, Hedgie finds it and pokes his nose in. He tries to pull it out, but the stocking gets stuck on his prickles – and the fun begins. A mother hen comes by, then a noisy goose, a talkative barn cat, a playful farm dog, a mama pig and her piglets, and a pony. They all laugh at Hedge, especially when he pretends he's wearing a new hat. But in the end, it is clever Hedgie who has the last laugh. And where is Lisa when all of this is going on? She's in the borders, getting ready for winter, until she realizes her stocking is missing and she enters the story to look for it. Jan Brett's luminous paintings of a Scandinavian farm and the forest around it are bathed in northern light, as the snow begins to fall and the story begins, in this delightfully original companion book to The Mitten.
• 32 pages
• Ideal for ages 4-8 years
Of Special Note: 10% of sales from this book will be used to fund the educational needs of children living in rural Nepal. Working directly with our makers there, we will be an active part of ensuring that all donated funds will go to improving their village school, including hiring of teachers, providing school supplies, and sponsoring children that would otherwise be financially unable to receive an education. We thank you for partnering with us in helping Nepal’s rising generation!
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