The talking eggs: a folktale from the American South

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Scholastic, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 28 pages
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The author of such delights as The Christmas Ark and The Enchanted Tapestry joins forces with illustrator Pinkney to resurrect a colorful folktale that captures the unique flavor of the American South. A 1989 Caldecott Honor Book.

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Great storytelling by San Souci. - Goodreads
Pinkney did a wonderful job with the illustrations. - Goodreads
The pictures add so much to the story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Amelia - Goodreads

The Talking Eggs is a brilliant folktale that teaches the value of kindness, honesty and trustworthiness. Blanche, the main character, lives in a small hut with her mother and cruel older sister ... Read full review

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User Review  - GoldGato - Goodreads

Old World European fairytale meets New World Creole revision = eggs talking. Two daughters and their mother live in the backwoods of Louisiana. Of course, one child is good and one is bad, and the ... Read full review

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