Hen and the Duck, The

DESCRIPTION: "The hen to herself said one beautiful day, Cluck, cluck, The day is so fine we'll step over the way And call on my neighbor and friend Madam Duck." The hen warns her chicks not to join the ducklings in the water -- but the chicks don't listen and drown
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Gardner/Chickering)
KEYWORDS: bird chickens death drowning river
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gardner/Chickering 199, The Hen and the Duck"" (1 text)
ST GC199 (Partial)
Roud #3712
File: GC199

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