Now for something completely different from Mini Grey!
A mother hen tells her chicks about the egg that wanted to fly. “The egg was young. It didn’t know much. We tried to tell it, but of course it didn’t listen.” The egg loves looking up at the birds (yes, it has eyes). It climbs 303 steps (yes, it has legs) to the top of a very tall tower—and jumps. It feels an enormous egg rush. “Whee!” it cries. “I am flying!” But it is not flying, it is falling. Hold your tears, dear reader—there is a sunny ending for this modern-day Humpty Dumpty. Impossible to categorize, Egg Drop is Mini Grey at her zaniest.
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Starred Review, The Bulletin of the Center of Children’s Books, September 2009: “Kids in general will roar with laughter at this expectation-busting tale.”
About Mini Grey
Mini was born in the front seat of a mini-car in an icy car-park in South Wales. She has two sisters and one brother, and grew up in a village in Buckinghamshire with plenty of places to make camps, climb… More about Mini Grey
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Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers Jun 27, 2012| 32 Pages| 4-8 years| ISBN 9780375985492