The Little Red Hen gives old MacDonald some pointers on composting and a legendary farm is born in this rhyming, rollicking read-aloud. Once upon a time, Old MacDonald didn t have a farm. He just had a yard — a yard he didn't want to mow. But under the direction of the wise (and ecologically sensitive) Little Red Hen, Mac learns to look at the environment in a very different way, and whole new worlds start to bloom with the help of some mud, garbage, horse poop, and worms! Judy Sierra s spirited verse, paired with Matthew Myers s exuberant illustrations, yields a fresh take on a children's classic, complete with raised-bed gardens and an organic farmers market making this a perfect story for armchair gardeners and devoted locavores of all sizes.