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What's in That Egg? : A Book about Life Cycles (ZigZag)
by Becky Baines
Eggs are awesome! But how come some birds’ eggs are HUGE while others’ are tiny? How do chicks come out of them? Imagine if humans were born from eggs! WOW!
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 10th 2009 by National Geographic Children's Books
(first published 2009)
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Although this book is very educational, I would not choose to have this in my classroom for a few reasons. The first being the amount of information presented on each page. Even I was confused on how to read the book with too many facts and blurbs taking up the entire page. It was hard for the story to flow because of this. When a page had a sentence that would stop and then continue onto the next page, I often lost track of what the sentence was by the time I read all the additional facts about ...more
Aug 14, 2012 Kate Hastings rated it it was amazing
K-3. Awesome photographs and simple text capture the diversity of oviporous animals, identify parts of the eggs and their uses, and suggest some simple observation ideas and discussion questions. Egg-cellent!