Brenda Maier, Children's Author


"A lively picture book that's fun to read aloud." 

             - Booklist

"Maier’s girl-power-meets-classicfolktalestory line is engaging and entertaining."

​          The Horn Book

"...readers won’t fail to grasp the message of self-sufficiency."

             - Publishers Weekly

the first two chicks have hatched, but the third egg is in no hurry to get cracking. the impatient chicks resort to some creative problem solving to get their sibling to come out, but nothing works. Then they discover something that can not only coax the chick out, but bring the whole family together.


illustrated by Zoe Waring


RELEASE DATE: February 5, 2019   



 ​In this retelling of the little red hen, ruby wants to build a fort, but her big brothers refuse to help her. When the boys see the finished product, they really want to play in it, but it's too late to do anything about it. Or is it?  


illustrated by Sonia Sanchez


Release Date: march 27, 2018