This sturdy board book edition is a classic read-alone or read-aloud full of humor, drama, and suspense that Kirkus, in a starred review, called “Gorgeous and thought-provoking.”
This masterful and bestselling board book introduces young children to four eggs. One is blue, one is pink, one is yellow, and one is green. Three of the eggs hatch, revealing three baby birds, who fly away. But the green egg does not hatch. Why not? When the three birds return to investigate, they’re in for a big surprise! What will happen next?
With a compelling mix of comic-like panels, wordless pages and spreads, and a concise text featuring repetition, surprise, and suspense, Egg is an ideal book for babies, toddlers, and emerging readers. Egg is sure to inspire creativity and storytelling in preschoolers, as they anticipate the page turns and determine their own endings!
Kevin Henkes is the nationally bestselling author of Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Waiting, and Kitten’s First Full Moon, among many other beloved titles.
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|Product dimensions:||7.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||3 Months to 4 Years|
About the Author
Kevin Henkes has been praised both as a writer and as an illustrator and is the recipient of the Children’s Literature Legacy Award for his lasting contribution to literature for children. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten’s First Full Moon; Caldecott Honors for Waiting and Owen; two Newbery Honors—one for Olive’s Ocean and one for The Year of Billy Miller—and Geisel Honors for Waiting and Penny and Her Marble. His other books include Sun Flower Lion, A Parade of Elephants, Chrysanthemum, and the beloved Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in a house in Madison, Wisconsin.
Date of Birth:November 27, 1960
Place of Birth:Racine, Wisconsin
Education:University of Wisconsin, Madison