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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User Review  - herethere - LibraryThing

GREAT illustrations and a great story. It pulls you right in as you hope for good things for the young girl left to do all the work of her house. Fun to use with class if showing how different stories show up in different cultures, but in very different ways! Read full review

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User Review  - Kristinewaind - LibraryThing

The Talking Eggs is about two sisters named Blanche and Rose. Blanche always followed directions while her sister Rose did not because her mother preferred Rose and didn't make her do any of the work ... Read full review

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