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FIRST THE EGG

Author: Martin Jenkins

Grades: PreK - 3
Lexile®: NP

Guided Reading Level: E

Release Date: 2009

Themes: Art;Growth and Change;Science;Seasons and Nature
 
Which came first? The chicken or the egg? A book about transformations -- from egg to chicken, seed to flower and caterpillar to butterfly. An entirely fresh and memorable presentation on the concepts of growth and creativity.

Reviews:
"(the story) comes to life through the magic of animation and irresistible sound effects..." - School Library Journal
"...this beautiful animated adaptation, features lively narration...and lovely music...Highly recommended. Editor's Choice." - ****, Video Librarian
"Fanning's quiet voice and relaxed pace set the perfect tone..." - AudioFile

Awards:
Caldecott Honor Book;Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book;ALA Notable Book

 
 
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DVD

Item #: WDVD857
ISBN: 9780545134361
Author Interview Available
Read-Along Feature
Animated


4:46 $59.95
Hardcover Book/CD

Item #: WHCD857
ISBN: 9780545134545
Read-Along Feature


3:03 $29.95
Audio CD

Item #: WCD857RA
ISBN: 9780545134446
Read-Along Feature


3:03 $12.95
Hardcover Book

Item #: WHB857
ISBN: 9781596432727


$17.95
Read-Along highlights each word as it is narrated.
 
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