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The Animal Hedge

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 6
Categories: Fantasy



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 13, Num 10, June 1986

Story Summary

After a difficult year of draught, a farmer sold his farm and bought a small cottage with a hedge in the front. When he went to trim the hedge, he mysteriously found the shapes of all of his beloved animals. When it came time for his sons to choose professions they trimmed the hedge and found in it the shapes of their hearts desires.