Minerva Louise, a snow-loving chicken, mistakes a pair of mittens for two hats to keep both ends warm.
Midge, Pip, and Dot love the snow. When they decide to make a snow hen, the three friends fight over who gets to do what. Dot wants to make the beak. But Midge does, too. She gets angry. If they can't work together, how ...
Pip, Midge, and Dot are enjoying the shade under an apple tree when fruit starts falling around them, causing the hens to suspect a fox is in the tree trying to hit them.
"The Loopy Coop hens. Meet Midge. Meet Dot. Meet Pip. They are hens. They want to fly. Watch them try...and try...and try."--P.  of cover.
Minerva Louise goes on a joyride in the back of the farm's red truck.
Rooster Sam unwittingly saves the hens of Loopy Coop Farm.
On her first Halloween, Minerva Louise the hen puzzles over costumes but enjoys her first taste of candy corn.
Minerva Louise follows a farmer in a red hat from a snowy rooftop, down a "well," and into the house with the red curtains, where she finds a tree decorated with sparkling eggs.
When she notices several unattended, colorful eggs in the barnyard, the hen named Minerva Louise worries that they are abandoned and cold.
When Minerva Louise, a curious chicken, mistakes a baby crib for a rabbit hutch, she searches for the rabbit and in the process discovers new additions around the house.
Minerva Louise loves the farmhouse with the red curtains, and one day she decides to explore it from the inside.