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The cow that laid an egg

Author: Andy Cutbill; Russell Ayto
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2008, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Aware that she lacks many of the skills her fellow barnyard cows possess, Marjorie is left feeling sad until a group of caring chickens with a plan comes up with the perfect solution to make her realize just how special she is.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Children's picture books
Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Humorous fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Cutbill; Russell Ayto
ISBN: 9780061372957 0061372951 9780007179688 0007179685 9780545161916 0545161916
OCLC Number: 156816732
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain, HarperCollins Children's Books, 2006.
Awards: Charlotte Zolotow Award: Highly Commended
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Andy Cutbill ; illustrated by Russell Ayto.

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A madcap, yet moving, story about having the courage of one's convictions, even when others doubt you, from the creator of 'Albie', Andy Cutbill, and the award-winning illustrator, Russell Ayto.  Read more...

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Praise for The Cow That Laid an Egg: `The Cow That Laid an Egg... had me in stitches. More than just a silly story about a cow who thinks she's laid an egg, there's something deeper here Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-15) Good Permalink

     Chickens plant an egg under a cow that does not feel special.  Now that the cow is special all the other cows feel ordinary.  They want the first cow to prove it laid the egg, so it sits on it.  The egg hatches and sure enough it looks like a chicken....but...
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