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An Extraordinary Egg (Paperback)

Author:  Leo/ Lionni Lionni Illustrator:  Leo Lionni
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0679893857
ISBN-13: 9780679893851
Sku: 30356763
Publish Date: 11/1/1998
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.25H x 7.25L x 0.25T
Pages:  32
Age Range:  7 to 11
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When three colorful frogs find a strange pebble, they decide it is a chicken egg, but when a baby alligator hatches instead, the trio is surprised when the babys mother appears to be reunited with her offspring. Reprint. *Author: Lionni, Leo/ Lionni, Leo (ILT) *Publication Date: 1998/11/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: Preschool *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 7.25 *Height: 9.25
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When three colorful frogs find a strange pebble, they decide it is a chicken egg, but when a baby alligator hatches instead, the trio is surprised when the baby's mother appears to be reunited with her offspring. Reprint.
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Leo Lionni
Although Leo Lionni is a popular author and illustrator of picture books, many people are surprised to find that he did not write his first book until he was a grandfather. Lionni and his family lived in many different places during his childhood including Brussels, Philadelphia, and Genoa. He attended the University of Zurich and married Nora Maffi. In 1939 he, his wife, and their two children moved to Philadelphia where Lionni worked for an advertising agency and was also the head of the graphics design department of the Parsons School of Design. In 1959, at age 50, he returned to Italy. His first picture book, LITTLE BLUE AND LITTLE YELLOW was originally created as a story to amuse his grandchildren during a tedious train ride. SWIMMY, one of Lionni's personal favorites, was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1964.

Although Leo Lionni is a popular author and illustrator of picture books, many people are surprised to find that he did not write his first book until he was a grandfather. Lionni and his family lived in many different places during his childhood including Brussels, Philadelphia, and Genoa. He attended the University of Zurich and married Nora Maffi. In 1939 he, his wife, and their two children moved to Philadelphia where Lionni worked for an advertising agency and was also the head of the graphics design department of the Parsons School of Design. In 1959, at age 50, he returned to Italy. His first picture book, LITTLE BLUE AND LITTLE YELLOW was originally created as a story to amuse his grandchildren during a tedious train ride. SWIMMY, one of Lionni's personal favorites, was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1964.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   03
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0032
Product attributePublisher:   Dragonfly Books
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