Beginning readers can count to ten—and add—while they learn to read with P.J. Funnybunny author Marilyn Sadler's latest, funniest Bright and Early Book! Gwen the hen has laid her eggs, but just how many is anyone's guess. For now, she's quite content to sit and wait for them to hatch. Red Rooster, however, is too excited to wait. As soon as one egg hatches, he struts over to Worm World and buys ONE worm for his ONE new baby chick. Alas, Red returns to find that not ONE new baby chick, but TWO baby chicks have now hatched, requiring a return trip to Worm World. The hijinks continue back and forth until ten eggs have hatched, Red Rooster is ready to plotz, and young readers have learned a thing or two about ONE: counting to ten; TWO: simple addition; THREE: buying and selling; and FOUR: chickens and eggs! With stylized illustrations by Michael Fleming reminiscent of classic Beginner Books, this is a perfect choice for parents looking to teach reading and math to their own little chicks!
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About Marilyn Sadler
Marilyn Sadler and Roger Bollen have been writing and illustrating children's books for 20 years. Their work has received many honors, including an IRA Classroom Choice Award and a Parents’ Choice Award. They both live in Ohio.
About Michael Fleming
Michael Fleming is a columnist for Variety who lives in New York State. The Three StoogesTM is his first book.
Ten Eggs in a Nest by Marilyn Sadler; illustrated by Michael Fleming