Dora the hen is proud of her batch of eggs and longs to show them off to her friends. But Penny Pig is playing with her piglets and Clarissa Cow is snuggling her newborn calf. As Dora watches all the animals with their young, she can't help but think their babies are much nicer than her plain brown eggs. So, off she goes back to her hen house feeling very sad... unaware of...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by Tiger Tales
(first published March 1st 1997)
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Dora thinks her eggs are boring until they hatch. Teaches students to be happy for what they have. Also shows that you always want what you don't have. I would use this as a community builder. This could also be used to have students' write about what they wish they had, yet are grateful for what's already theirs.