How the Speckled Hen Got Her Speckles (Fairy Tales from Brazil, 1917) by Elsie Spicer Eells

Once upon a time, ages and ages ago, there was a little white hen. One day she was busily engaged in scratching the soil to find worms and insects for her breakfast. As she worked she sang over and over again her little crooning song, “Quirrichi, quirrichi, quirrichi.” Suddenly she noticed a tiny piece of … Continue reading How the Speckled Hen Got Her Speckles (Fairy Tales from Brazil, 1917) by Elsie Spicer Eells