The 50th book by multiple-award-winning and New York Times?bestselling author Kevin Henkes is a graphic novel for pre-schoolers about four eggs, one big surprise and an unlikely friendship. Egg is not only a perfect Easter gift but a classic read-alone and read-aloud that will appeal all year long.
This masterful and stylistically original picture book introduces young children to four eggs. One is blue, one is pink, one is yellow and one is green. Three of the eggs hatch, revealing three baby birds who fly away. But the green egg does not hatch. Why not? When the three birds return to investigate, they’re in for a big surprise! What will happen next? With a compelling mix of comic-like panels, wordless pages and spreads and a short text featuring word repetition, surprise and suspense, Egg is an ideal book for emergent readers as well as for sharing in a group. Egg is sure to inspire creativity and storytelling in pre-schoolers as they anticipate the page turns and determine their own endings!