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The egg book : see how baby animals hatch, step by step!  Cover Image Book Book

The egg book : see how baby animals hatch, step by step! / author, Robert Burton ; additional text, Dr. S. James Reynolds ; original photography, Jane Burton, Kim Taylor ; illustrator, Ella Ginn.

Burton, Robert, 1941- (author.). Reynolds, S. James (Silas James), (author.). Burton, Jane, 1933-2007 (photographer.). Taylor, Kim, 1933- (photographer.). Ginn, Ella, (illustrator.).


"Find out all about how eggs hatch step by step in this fascinating baby animal book for children. Many animals start life inside eggs and this book explores these magical capsules in detail, with stunning photographs of the moment the creatures emerge. Featuring more than 20 animals--including a penguin, a tortoise, and even a slug--this book documents the moment of hatching in detail. Children aged 5-7 can learn how birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates hatch from their eggs, as well as what happens inside an egg's shell"-- Provided by publisher

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  • ISBN: 9780744069969 (hc.)
  • ISBN: 0744069963 (hc.)
  • Physical Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
"Material in this publication was previously published in Egg (1994)"--Title page verso.
"Contains content previously published in Egg."--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is an egg? -- Who has eggs? -- Nesting -- Inside an egg -- Common ostrich -- Roman goose -- Moorhen -- Bird eggs -- Black swan -- Muscovy duck -- Golden pheasant -- Japanese quail -- Aylesbury duck -- Cunning cuckoos -- Humboldt penguin -- Bullfinch -- Common starling -- Mute swan -- Crowned lapwing -- Common pigeon -- Tawny owl -- Miniature nest -- Leopard tortoise -- Corn snake -- Leopard gecko -- Common frog -- Great crested newt -- Eggs in strings -- Rainbow trout -- Goldfish -- Dogfish -- Fish eggs -- Swallowtail butterfly -- Seven-spotted ladybug -- Eggs on stalks -- Southern hawker dragonfly -- Insect eggs -- Kerry slug.
Subject: Embryology.

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