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An egg is quiet

Author: Dianna Hutts Aston; Sylvia Long
Publisher: Mankato, MN : Amicus Illustrated, Amicus, [2014] 2013.
Series: Nature books
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From tiny hummingbird eggs to giant ostrich eggs, oval ladybug eggs to tubular dogfish eggs, gooey frog eggs to fossilized dinosaur eggs, this poetic illustrated book describes the incredible variety of eggs and how they protect the young animals insidethem"--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianna Hutts Aston; Sylvia Long
ISBN: 9781607533511 1607533510 0811844285 9780811844284
OCLC Number: 962200824
Notes: Originally published: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2006.
Awards: Winner of Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (Early Grades Nonfiction) 2007
Winner of Cybils (Nonfiction Picture Book) 2006
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Up to Seven) 2007
Commended for Texas 2x2 Reading List 2007
Short-listed for North Carolina Children's Book Award (Picture Book) 2009
Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Picture Book) 2008
Short-listed for Grand Canyon Reader Award (Nonfiction) 2009
Short-listed for Beehive Awards (Informational) 2008
Target Audience: K to grade 3.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Series Title: Nature books
Responsibility: by Dianna Aston ; illustrated by Sylvia Long.

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Award-winning artist Long teams with up-and-coming author Aston to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to eggs. From tiny hummingbird eggs to giant ostrich eggs, it magnificently  Read more...

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