Flap Your Wings
A boy finds an egg on the ground and no one claims the egg, so he puts it in an empty nest. The egg is huge for the birds, but out of duty, the birds sit on the giant egg. It hatches to reveal it was an alligator egg. They feed the little guy and it grows to big for the nest. They try and teach it to fly and you can imagine. What a concept!
The nephew laughed at this book. He said the alligator would eat the birds. I ...more
We were watching the birds fly. Some of them were plunging into the water for their food and my wife decided to read this poem, asking me to flap my wings. :)
Interested in reviving the memories of childhood? Then it is a must read.
Flap Your Wings was written by P.D. Eastman and was originally published in 1969, but I think our Best Book Club Ever edition was published in 1979. Our particular copy has my husband’s name in it. Most of our Best Book Club Ever books used to be his, but very few have his name in them.
Flap Your Wings is the story of Mr. and Mrs. Bird, who return to their nest to find a strange egg in it. When the egg hatches, they are surprised to find a strange ...more
This is a cute book about a boy who finds a random egg on the ground. He saw a nest in the tree without an egg so he put it up there. The two birds who own the nest adopted the egg even tho it wasn't their's. When the egg hatches, it's clearly an alligator but the birds ...more
This is a funny book about a pair of birds who hatch an egg which doesn't contain what they think it does. My kids loved the surprise twist and laughed all the way through it.
It's a neat story about the love a parent can have for a child as well.
Regarding the book, this is a short book that you can quickly read to your kid.
I secured this title from my local library.
Holy cow! Here's a book by one of my favorite childrens' book authors, the legendary P.D. Eastman. Author of such kid's classics as Go, Dog, Go and Are You My Mother?, I somehow made it to adulthood without having been introduced to this little volume.
This tale features an enormous egg that has appeared from nowhere in the nest belonging to Mr. and Mrs. Bird. They dutifully sit on the egg until it hatches – with...more
From 1936 to 1941, Eastman worked at the story ...more