Odd Egg - Al Bayda Al Ageeba by Emily Gravett
  

Synopsis

Odd Egg - Al Bayda Al Ageeba by Emily Gravett

Duck is jealous of all the mother birds for having eggs. So he adopts a big egg that has green spots, which matches his feathers. When Duck finds an egg of his own he's delighted: it is the most beautiful egg in the world! But all the other birds think it's a very odd egg indeed and everyone's in for a big surprise when the egg hatches.

Reviews

... another triumph for Gravett The Daily Telegraph, UK ...will delight again and again The Guardian, UK ...great skill and humour The Scotsman, UK ...exquisitely expressive The Times, UK

About the Author

Emily Gravett

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors.

Emily Gravett has a rare talent indeed for creating exceptional books for children. The winner of two Kate Greenaway Awards, her skill and wit are second to none as she pushes the boundaries and wrings maximum fun and detail from every page. Emily first sprang into the limelight with the ground-breaking Wolves, in 2005, which has been followed by such brilliant modern classics as Meerkat Mail, Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears, Monkey and Me and The Odd Egg and the fabulous Bear and Hare series for younger readers, as well as the beautiful Tidy. Each book is unique and different from the last - and each features endearing, beautifully drawn characters that touch the heart and tickle the funny bone. Emily lives in Brighton with her family.

Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Prize-winning illustrator Emily Gravett’s distinctive illustrations are always full of wit bringing the unexpected into stories and injecting them all with delightful humour. There’s magic in Spells as a frog turns himself into a handsome prince – well, almost!, excellent advice for rabbits on how to spot the danger of wolves in Wolves, lots of useful tips on how to be braver than you feel in Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears, a thoughtful exploration of how home often turns out to be best despite feelings of wanderlust in Meerkat Mail, a celebration of exuberant movement in Monkey and Me and a fresh and delightful look at Dogs.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Emily Gravett
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Author's Website

www.emilygravett.com/

Publisher

Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing

Publication date

18th July 2011

ISBN

9789992142820


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