The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly: A Novel
(Penguin, paperback, $10)
By Sun-mi Hwang (Author), Nomoco (Illustrator) and Chi-Young Kim (Translator)
Compared to Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Charlotte’s Web, Compared to Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Charlotte’s Web, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly is a metaphor for freedom, individuality, and motherhood. It tells the story of a hen who is tired of laying eggs on a command and having them taken away. Glimpsing other animals that roam free, the hen devises her escape so she can be the master of her own fate.
Out: November 26