The short e sound is emphasized in this story about a bird and his nest. Jen is headed west to find a home. But which nest is best for this little red hen? Unlock the door to reading success with this read-aloud storybook that teaches key phonics skills including short and long vowels, vowel pairs, blends, diagraphs, and more. Each engaging story features a phonics riddle and a motivating phonics cheer to reinforce learning.