Time to Read: The Egg by M. P. Robertson

Time to Read: The Egg

Written by M. P. Robertson
Part of the Time to Read Series

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George finds a mysterious egg in his hen coop. Taking it into his bedroom, George looks after his egg most carefully to make sure that it will hatch. At last, a tiny dragon cracks its way out. George loves his baby dragon but soon realises that dragons need friends like them! How happy the baby dragon is to be home! A useful word list will help build reading stamina.


Time to Read: The Egg by M. P. Robertson

George's chicken is sitting on top of a very big egg. What could it turn into? Created in consultation with a literacy specialist, this edition contains the complete story, designed to support children who are gaining confidence in reading.

One of a series of new early reader paperbacks which include...

Time to Read: The Dragon Snatcher

And for more books in the Time to Read series click here.

About the Author

M.P. ROBERTSON studied illustration at Kingston University. He is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children's books. His many books for Frances Lincoln include The Great Dragon Rescue, The Egg, The Dragon Snatcher, Frank 'n' Stan, Food Chain, Hieronymus Betts and His Unusual Pets and Ice Trap!, written by Meredith Hooper.

He lives with his family in Wiltshire. When he isn't writing and illustrating, he enjoys visiting schools to share his love of drawing and stories.

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32 pages


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Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

4th September 2014




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