The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Your request to send this item has been completed. Sign in now to see your library's full collection. This is the story of a hen named Sprout. The story had moments of humor, heartbreak and joy. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 134 pages and is available in Paperback format. Visit your Checkouts page to manage your titles. -- BookDragon "Beautifully and simply written . Recalling Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1970), this slim but powerful tale will resonate with readers of all ages, who can take it at face value or delve deeper into its meditations on living courageously and facing mortality. ", The first time you select “Send to NOOK,” you will be taken to a Barnes & Noble page to sign into (or create) your NOOK account. Please enter the subject. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. // Add additional code here, such as: I kept thinking what is the point? We all need to draw on our inner Sprout, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 23, 2020. The loner, the outcast, the enemy, the bullies all find expression in this tale of a hen who longs to be a mother but whose eggs are taken away every day. Hwang's story of Sprout also speaks of family and love, of courage and loss, and of the value of the individual in the face of mindless conformity. { Lovely, such a sweet little book. Your session has expired. Reviewed in the United States on March 12, 2014. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? This title is not available for your card type. An anthem for freedom, individuality and motherhood featuring a plucky, spirited heroine who rebels against the tradition-bound world of the barnyard, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly is a novel of universal resonance that also opens a window on Korea, where it has captivated millions of readers. Add it now to start borrowing from the collection. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Since my time in Seoul from 2000 to 2002, I’ve longed for more English-language translations of contemporary Korean fiction. However she was unable to even touch the eggs she laid because they fell through the bottom of the cage onto a conveyor belt to go to market. 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Important notice about copyrighted materials, Learn more about MP3 audiobook support on Macs. It’s a read that you will keep with you long after you have finished it. After this one-time step, periodicals will be automatically sent to your NOOK account when you select "Send to NOOK. B&w illus. “Go on, eat so you can lay lots of big eggs!” the farmer bellowed. If you receive an error message, please contact your library for help. Free download or read online The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly pdf (ePUB) book. Korean fiction -- Translations into English. document.write("
    "); His lifesaving friendship enables Sprout to achieve one of her dreams: she hatches an egg she discovers in a briar patch, at first unaware that her offspring is not a chick, but a duckling. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Separate up to five addresses with commas (,). Description **The Korean Charlotte's Web. Poignantly but simply written with light touches of humor and lots of pulls at your heart strings. When she's culled from the coop, Sprout narrowly escapes a weasel's clutches, thanks to Straggler, the misfit mallard duck. You have already checked out this title. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. This is a deceptively simple fable by a South Korean author. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The name field is required. The three main characters are Sprout (the hen), Straggler (a mallard), and Greentop (a mallard and white duck mix). I am not fond of allegorical stories and this one kind of irritated me. http:\/\/images.contentreserve.com\/ImageType-100\/1486-1\/{51ACD9AA-FAFA-474A-81D1-4A1E6CBC88EB}Img100.jpg\" ; Korean fiction--Translations into English\"@, Export to EndNote / Reference Manager(non-Latin). An anthem for freedom, individuality and motherhood featuring a plucky, spirited heroine who rebels against the tradition-bound world of the barnyard, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly is a novel of universal resonance that also opens a window on Korea, where it has captivated millions of readers. Reviewed in the United States on October 5, 2015, This book was recommended by a friend whose taste in books is similar to my own so I bought the book on Kindle and enjoyed the allegory. Sun-mi Hwang ; illustrated by Nomoco ; translated by Chi-Young Kim. } h�bbd``b`��@�i'�H\�@B}�{�] $8����0&F�c �X���~ U (not yet rated) Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Hen Who Dreamed she Could Fly. 1 online resource (134 pages) : illustrations. Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - \'http:\/\/images.contentreserve.com\/ImageType-100\/1486-1\/{51ACD9AA-FAFA-474A-81D1-4A1E6CBC88EB}Img100.jpg\'\" ; # Korean fiction--Translations into English\n, This is the story of a hen named Sprout. Sprout the hen is tenacious, brave and inspirational. The plot and the main characters are all more complex than I would expect from a fable. Determined €œto do something with her life,€ Sprout escapes from her cage into the barnyard, but she's shunned by all its denizens except another outsider like herself, a mallard duck called Straggler. The best-selling Korean novel, marketed as “a Korean Charlotte’s Web,” loses something in translation by ELAINE CHA. Hwang has penned an anthropomorphic allegory with allusions to prejudice, to sacrifice and to the recognition of destiny, a fable in the vein of classics like Charlotte's Web and Jonathan Livingston Seagull. An anthem for freedom, individuality and motherhood featuring a plucky, spirited heroine who rebels against the tradition-bound world of the barnyard, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly is a novel of universal resonance that also opens a window on Korea, where it has captivated millions of readers. Reviewed in the United States on December 28, 2017. More titles may be available to you. Not worth sending back though. // Trim the excess whitespace. --This text refers to an alternate, The road of life is paved with hardships, even tragedy. The Wish List function is disabled with javascript off. You have to read it to understand. Some format options have been disabled. Lovely looking book and I know the story is great.