Fiction Books Egg (17)

Egg (17)

Egg (17)
Item No. 1257
ISBN-13 978-0-06-240872-3
Format Hardcover
Subject Graphically Illustrated Picture Book
# of Pages 40
Size 9" x 9"
Author Henkes, Kevin
Reading Interest PreK,K,1,2
Series Singles and Picture Books
Publisher Harper Collins
Date Published 2017
Reviews / Awards Noted YES
Market price: $17.99, Save $9.00
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Full-page spreads [depict] surprise, wonder, and newfound companionship. ...Another stunner from Henkes, who is able to evoke so much with few words and such seemingly simple illustrations. Gorgeous and thought-provoking. - Kirkus Reviews (starred review). "Thickly outlined in brown, Henkes's animals exude sweetness and innocence; and a quietly surreal ending, which sees the setting sun morph into an egg and then an orange bird, subtly emphasizes the anything-is-possible potential of storytelling. ...Terrific encouragement for readers to embark on their own narrative experiments." - Publishers Weekly (starred review). "Fans...will delight in his use of line, simple forms, and a gentle palette, all of which clearly portray feelings, depict action, and suggest character. The concise text and straightforward illustrations, however, belie a more complicated tale. ...This is a book that reads will want to pour over." - School Library Journal (starred review). "Picture-book master Henkes...taps into the deepest emotions of preschoolers with the simplest of stories.