Shake a Leg, Egg! by Kurt Cyrus

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Read Shake a Leg, Egg! Online Free - From celebrated author-illustrator Kurt Cyrus comes a playful and whimsical picture book that celebrates the excitement and anticipation of a soon-to-be-born baby.

It’s springtime, and the pond is bursting with new life. There are beaver pups, heron hatchlings, and lots and lots of ducklings. Everyone is out and about, swimming, flapping, chirping, and quacking—except for one family of geese. When, oh when, will their last little one break on out and join the waiting world?



Title : Shake a Leg, Egg!
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ISBN : 1481458485
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 32 pages


Reviews


Lynn rated it ★★★☆☆

August 05, 2017

A familiar story - waiting for the last egg to hatch, so I expected some surprise ending. However, the title is inviting and original. Rhyming text set in thin black font invites joining in to the action words and building of suspense. Rhyming phrases are spread over 2-3 pages. Beautiful, realistic...


Mary rated it ★★★★★

June 08, 2017

Rhyming text and realistic detailed illustrations of the springtime world enhance this simple tale about the last egg to hatch. Good tie-in with our first graders' science unit on life cycles and hatching chicken eggs.


Jillian rated it ★★★☆☆

May 20, 2017

I definitely feel like reading this book to my belly about now - shake a leg! Come on out!! The rhyming text is fun, and the illustrations are pretty. A little light on substance, but it's still a fun read.


Diane rated it ★★★★☆

June 24, 2017

"Meet the pond. Greet the sun. Say hello to everyone!" A mother and her babies wait for the last egg to hatch, cajoling it with enticing descriptions of what is awaiting its arrival. The illustrations are wonderful.


Susan rated it ★★★★★

March 20, 2017

Hard to find something new in the eggs/birds categories but this one - with terrific rhymes, geese, and glorious illustrations of pond/lake life, this one is worth the purchase. Sure to be a hit at story time.


Marcie rated it ★★★★☆

June 20, 2017

Lovely, might make a nice read aloud.


Carol rated it ★★★★☆

July 07, 2017

I always enjoy Kurt Cyrus's illustrations; they are quite stunning in this book.


Stacy rated it ★★★☆☆

March 20, 2017

Really liked the illustrations. Rambled on a little too much for my taste, but I can see teachers checking out this book!


Barbara rated it ★★★☆☆

June 13, 2017

A goose family awaits the hatching of the last egg in the clutch.


Sara rated it ★★★★☆

June 20, 2017

Lovely illustrations and internal rhymes. The varying meter and rhyming structure threw me off a bit.





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