Chickens Aren't the Only Ones

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Scholastic, Jan 1, 1981 - Eggs - 42 pages
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Ruth Heller's prose and pictures are the perfect means for discovering the variety of oviparous animals and their unique ways of laying eggs.

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Ok, I really love anything that Ruth Heller produces! Your child will love the illustrations and the rhyming text. A beginning reader will be able to maneuver through the book with ease. This book focuses on the animal families that produce eggs with some reference to mammals as well. Your child will know after reading this that "chickens aren't the only ones" that lay eggs! 

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Heller begins by describing how chickens lay eggs and how, if these eggs are not eaten, they will hatch chicks that grow into hens. She goes on to describe the variety of other animals that lay eggs ... Read full review


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About the author (1981)

Shirley Climo is the author of many children's books including The Egyptian Cinderella and King of the Birds, both illustrated by Ruth Heller, and T.J.'s Ghost. She lives in Los Altos, CA.

Ruth Heller travelled to Korea to do the research for this book. She is the author-illustrator of Up, Up and Away, among many other books for children, and lives in San Francisco, CA.

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