The Odd Egg

Written by Emily Gravett

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Winner of the 2009 Best Illustrated Book Awards.  

Witty, stylish and surprising, The Odd Egg is a jewel of a book. All the birds have laid an egg – except for duck. How smug the chicken, the flamingo, the owl and the parrot are as they tend their precious eggs. But then Duck finds an egg, a very special egg with big green spots on it. Duck thinks it is the most beautiful egg in the world: the other birds do not! But, when all the eggs hatch – and Duck’s comes last of all – it turns out his egg is very special after all…There is no doubt about who gets the last laugh and readers of all ages will love the surprise!

The Odd Egg Synopsis

Duck is delighted to find an egg of his own to look after. It's the most beautiful egg in the whole world! But all the other birds think it's very odd indeed - and everyone's in for a big surprise when it finally hatches.

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Book Information

ISBN: 9781509836239
Publication date: 6th March 2009
Author: Emily Gravett
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers
Other Categories: All Shortlists and Winners

About 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 ...

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