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Guess What Is Growing Inside This Egg

Mia Posada, Mia Posada (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover, Japanese (5/1/2010)


Crack, crack...animal babies are hatched all over the place. Can you figure out who's who?

Watercolor and collage illustrations depict close-up scenes of an egg or eggs about to hatch. The text hints at what the eggs contain: Hidden in a rock cave/ Deep beneath the ocean waves/ Their mother wraps her long arms around/ To keep these eggs safe and sound. The observant young nature lover will find a visual clue of what animal the mother might be. The next spread provides the answer-in this case, it's an octopus. The second spread also provides fascinating facts about the species.

The book features a number of species ranging from spiders to penguins to octopuses, and the back matter provides more information about the actual size of various eggs and how they develop.

Millbrook Press (Tm), 9780822561927, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2007