Odd Egg - Al Bayda Al Ageeba by Emily Gravett


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.


... 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 is an author/illustrator of exceptional talent. Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, her sharp wit and seemingly effortless drawing have created such brilliant picture books as Wolves, Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears, Monkey and Me and The Odd Egg. Emily lives in Brighton with her family and their two dogs, Otto and Edith.

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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32 pages


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Publication date

18th July 2011



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