The Cow That Laid an Egg

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Harper Collins, Jan 22, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Marjorie is an insecure cow who wishes she had some special talent. She can't ride a bicycle or do handstands like the other cows. Then one morning (thanks to a bunch of scheming chickens and a paintbrush), Marjorie is astonished to discover something extraordinary: shes laid an egg!


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User Review  - bookwren - LibraryThing

Simple, silly and charming picture book of a cow named Marjorie who felt "down in the dumps" until the chickens helped her to lay an egg. The pictures are expressive and delightful - especially the open-mouthed amazement - and will make both kids and adults laugh. I loved the ending! Read full review

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User Review  - Librarylili - LibraryThing

Marjorie the cow doesn’t feel very special because she can’t ride bicycles or do handstands like the other cows. So her friends- chickens- hatch a cunning plan to help her feel special. One morning ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Andy Cutbill is the author of The Cow That Laid an Egg, illustrated by Russell Ayto. Andy also created and developed Albie, the award-winning British animated television show for children. Prior to his successful show, he spent several years writing television commercials. He still spends his time writing for grown-up companies but occasionally escapes to write children's books. He lives in Devon, England, with his wife, son, daughter, and dog.

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