Author(s): Margaret Wild
Big Red Hen looks after everyone else's babies, but what she wants most of all is someone special of her own to love . . . 'The magic created in this lovely tale is the kind of delight expected from its author and illustrator; two of Australia's best-loved picture book creators.' Courier Mail'Together, Wild and Denton have created a memorable picture book about how pure and unprejudiced love can be.' Sunday Age
Margaret Wild is Australia's leading picture book writer. She was born in Eshowe, a small town in South Africa. Margaret has written over twenty books, many of which have appeared in foreign editions. All have been highly acclaimed. Jenny Angel (which was inspired by her brother's death at the age of seven), illustrated by Anne Spudvilas, Fox, illustrated by Ron Brooks and The Very Best of Friends, illustrated by Julie Vivas are all winners of the CBC Picture Book of the Year Award. Her most recent picture book with Penguin is Leo the Littlest Seahorse. She now lives in Sydney.