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First the Egg

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 4,582 Ratings and 497 Reviews

Book Description
WHICH CAME FIRST? The chicken or the egg? Simple die-cuts magically present transformation-- from seed to flower, tadpole to frog, caterpillar to butterfly. The acclaimed author of Black? White! Day? Night! and Lemons Are Not Red gives an entirely fresh and memorable presentation to the concepts of transformation and creatiity. Seed becomes flower, paint becomes picture, word becomes story--a... More
Book Information
PublisherRoaring Brook Press
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-101596432721
ISBN-13978-1596432727
Publication Date09/04/2007
The Creators
About Laura Vaccaro Seeger (Author, Illustrator) : Laura Vaccaro Seeger is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Laura Vaccaro Seeger include One Boy, Dog and Bear: Two's Company, Lemons Are Not Re... more
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9/5/2013 sara nezam

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6/12/2009 Amira Qattan said:
This brilliantly illustrated book gives children a simplistic glimpse into the circle of life and the ways in which nature work. The text is uncomplicated, with one to two words on each page. Upon viewing this book, it becomes quite clear why this book was given the 2008 Caldecott Honor award. Read... more

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10/6/2008 Rose Stuart tagged as: I recommend

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1/17/2008 jama rattigan tagged as: I recommend, I read

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