Title: The Happy Egg
Author: Ruth Krauss
Illustrator: Crockett Johnson
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: 1967
Awards: None
Audience: Gr. 2+

Overview: The book starts out with an egg. The egg gets sat on by a bird until one day the egg hatches. Out comes a bird that can sing and fly. One day the bird sits on other little eggs.

Activity: Have children get into a ball and play Duck Duck Goose. In this fashion, the kids will mimic the hatching of an egg.

Reviewer’s Name: Eliot Hamilton