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An Extraordinary Egg - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Lionni, Leo

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1994
ISBN 10: 0679858407 / ISBN 13: 9780679858409
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Title: An Extraordinary Egg - 1st Edition/1st ...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Lionni, Leo

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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One of four-time Caldecott-winner Leo Lionni's funniest titles, this is a First Edition/First Printing of this classic tale of mistaken identity. It's only flaw is some discoloration in the gutters, which seems to be a consistent problem with this title. An uncommon 1st printing and a wonderful addition to any collection of great contemporary children's books. Bookseller Inventory # ABH398

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Synopsis: Illus. in full color. While taking a walk, three frogs discover what they believe to be a chicken egg and eagerly wait for it to hatch. When a scaly, four-legged creature with a long snoutful of teeth emerges a few days later, the frogs are still convinced it's a chicken and are thrilled to have a new friend. Soon the frogs and "chicken" are inseparable, at least until the day "chicken" finds and returns to her mother...an enormous "hen" who looks suspiciously like an alligator!

From the Inside Flap: Illus. in full color. While taking a walk, three frogs discover what they believe to be a chicken egg and eagerly wait for it to hatch. When a scaly, four-legged creature with a long snoutful of teeth emerges a few days later, the frogs are still convinced it's a chicken and are thrilled to have a new friend. Soon the frogs and "chicken" are inseparable, at least until the day "chicken" finds and returns to her mother...an enormous "hen" who looks suspiciously like an alligator! "An eggs/rmtraordinary treat from a master storyteller."--School Library Journal. "Just the thing to lighten up a picture-book hour."-- Kirkus.  

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