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Three little birds crack their way out of eggs and fly away, leaving one egg sitting all alone until the three chicks come back and discover a friendly baby alligator has finally hatched.
Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, ©2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062408723
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,24 cm


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Apr 15, 2019

'Egg' is quite charming and very clever with exceptionally expressive illustrations.

Apr 22, 2018

My 2-year-old loved it! He does have a bit of an obsession with eggs right now, though. But, my 3-year-old, loved that he could "read" the book with me because of the simplicity of the text and the repetition. Might have to buy this one...

ElizF Mar 22, 2018

This book with few words and a lot of repitition was a lot of fun to read, and the kids in storytime really enjoyed it. They repeated back most of the words without being prompted to do so.

Rebecca_Kohn Jan 21, 2018

Oh Kevin have made me long for a purple plastic purse with two quarters in it...and now whenever I am waiting for something, I have a lovely image in my head to entertain me, the big panel of the green egg and the page of 16 boxes of the green egg waiting waiting waiting waiting waiting....

ArapahoeLauren Dec 01, 2017

I enjoyed the simple pictures and text in this book. This book is a lot of fun to read with young children! If you ask open-ended questions like, "What do you think will happen next?" and, "what's going on right now?" I'll bet you'll be surprised and delighted on the responses. Beautiful, simple, and a surprise in an egg.

ArapahoeStaff2 Mar 14, 2017

Kevin Henkes does it again - creates something lovely. His pastels and rounded edges of characters are simplistic, and easily identifiable with children. But Henkes is always using his white space in new ways. Delightful.

MissLacie Jan 26, 2017

This is a great graphic/picture book for preschool aged children.

ArapahoeElisabeth Jan 23, 2017

Another sweet, simple and warm fuzzy of a book from Henkes.

KristanW_KCMO Jan 19, 2017

A cute story about four eggs and an unlikely friendship. Love the pastel colors!

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