The Odd Egg (Paperback)Emily Gravett (author)
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The Odd Egg by Emily Gravett is a beautifully illustrated tale with a surprise ending bound to ruffle some feathers!
All the birds have eggs to hatch. All except Duck. Then Duck is delighted to find an egg of his own to look after. It's the most beautiful egg in the whole world! But all the other birds think it's very odd indeed - and everyone's in for a big surprise when it finally hatches.
With split pages, this fun format will keep children in suspense as the story unfolds. And they'll love joining in - creak! crack! as each egg hatches.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 183 g
Dimensions: 210 x 299 x 5 mm
Edition: Illustrated edition
Egg stories do not come much better than Emily Gravett's The Odd Egg . . . exquisitely expressive. * The Times *
Gravett has an extraordinary ability to convey a world of expression with the simplest stroke of her brush . . . just exquisite. * Bookseller *
On no account cheat with this book! The surprise ending will delight again and again * Guardian *
A charming tale * Observer *
Another triumph for Gravett * Sunday Times *
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“Hilarious with cute pictures”
This adorable book is so funny - Duck doesn't lay an egg like all the other birds so when she finds one she decides to look after it until it hatches. This short little story shows children that looks can be... More
“A real favourite in our house!”
All the birds’ eggs are hatching, but poor Duck doesn’t have one. Then he finds an egg and waits patiently for it to hatch, ignoring the other birds mocking. Eventually it hatches with a snappy surprise inside!
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