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Emily Gravett

The Odd Egg


2010, Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens, Recommended2012, California Young Reader Medal, Nominee2012, Virginia Readers Choice Award, Nominee

Each of the birds has an egg...except for Duck. So when Duck finds a beautiful egg of his own he's delighted -- even though the other birds make fun of it. But everyone's in for a BIG surprise when his egg finally hatches

The witty text and playful illustrations appear on cleverly designed cut pages that allow the visual jokes to unfold.


About the Author
Emily Gravett is the two-time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal with Wolves and Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears. Her internationally award-winning picture books include Meerkat Mail, Tidy and Old Hat. She has illustrated bestselling fiction, including Matt Haig's Evie and the Animals and and a recent full-colour edition of Quidditch Through the Ages.