The information and details will engage children and adults alike. buried beneath the sand," Aston (When You Were Born) begins, as spot illustrations zero in on a hummingbird, emperor penguin and sea turtle, respectively. Nicely done book describing eggs, of all sizes, shapes, and textures, before and after hatching. A wonderful book about all of the eggs there are and their uniqueness. The illustrations are journal or sketch book like which make them very eye-catching for the young reader. Eggs are described visually as shapely, colorful, textured, and artistic, with beautifully rendered examples of each. From tiny hummingbird eggs to giant ostrich eggs, oval ladybug eggs to tubular dogfish eggs, gooey frog eggs to fossilized dinosaur eggs, it magnificently captures the incredible variety of eggs and celebrates their beauty and wonder.The evocative text is sure to inspire lively questions and observations. Author Dianna Aston provides an informative introduction to eggs, giving an overview of their incredible variety, from bird, to insect, to amphibian eggs. Incredible! See all formats and editions. that this feels like a cozy read aloud rather than an informational volume. Hide other formats and editions. Eggs are described visually as shapely, colorful, textured, and artistic, with beautifully rendered examples of each. Key vocabulary includes: egg, quiet, colorful, shapely, round, oval, pointy, tubular, clever, camouflage, textured, hard, soft, gooey, smooth, rough, shell, yolk, albumen, and noisy. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2009124845> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/cau>, http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/214152742908127731545>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780811844284>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780811855549>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/60360319>. Textual asides provide more information about a particular species or trait. We also discovered that eggs can be laid by a wide variety of animals! Dianna Hutts Aston was born in Houston, Texas, attended the University of Houston, and worked as a journalist for several years. Between the Lions The Problem with Chickens An Egg Is Quiet Start by marking “An Egg Is Quiet” as Want to Read: Error rating book. You may have already requested this item. Introduces readers to more than 60 types of eggs and an array of egg facts.\"@, Export to EndNote / Reference Manager(non-Latin), Picture Books for Making Curricular Connections (Examples for ECED 321), http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/60360319>. Admittedly, if you are not the kind who likes to read labels out loud (think Richard Scarry) you might dislike it... every egg is labelled with species as it appears. New from. The subject field is required. But there's ample room for shared reading, with the early reader reading the text itself and the parent reading the labels. :-) More illustrations to pour over. (not yet rated) Another wonderful book in this series! Topic: Diversity of Eggs Description: With an introduction to over 60 different kinds of eggs (from huge ostrich eggs to the fossilized eggs of dinosaurs), students will discover the many colors, textures, shapes and sizes an egg can have while exploring fun facts about the eggs and their owners along the way. Also a great 'last thing at night' book because it is lyrical and quiet, almost Margaret Wise Brown in its writing. Highly recommended for Grades 3-5. And I love the illustrations! What a great picture book! This lesson makes use of a book called An Egg Is Quiet by Dianna Aston (Chronicle, 2006). We read An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Hutts Aston and Silvia Long (one book of many in a wonderful series – definitely worth checking out!) The plot of this story is about the different types of styles of eggs, the theme is learning about how every egg is unique and different but is still special. . Don't have an account? Welcome back. As a kid, I would have poured over all the different types of eggs, noting the different colors and speckles and even shapes! This picture book has the most beautiful illustrations of eggs I've ever seen. Cozy.”) is the jumping off point for an eggs factapolooza. An Egg Is Quiet: (Picture Book, Kids Book about Eggs) (Nature Books) Paperback – 1 Mar. I love this book for the beautiful illustrations and the provocative statements that make readers think about eggs in a whole new way. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published When I was growing up in Michigan, my Mom encouraged me to cautiously peek at a robin's egg in its nest. There is enough "story" through the consistency of the poem, repeating the "An egg is..." for various aspects, such as "Quiet" or "Smooth" etc. that this feels like a cozy read aloud rather than an informational volume. Dianna Hutts Aston lives in central Texas with her husband and two children. Used from. . Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. This book was right up my niece's alley. At the end, it tells us how an egg becomes noisy when whatever is inside hatches. March 2nd 2006 This is one series that had my attention caught since of its descriptive title. She magically crafts not only exposure to valuable information, but an experience and journey throughout this factual evolution. An egg is quiet, colorful, shapely, clever, artistic, textured, and giving. and "An egg is giving." 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Student will enjoy pouring over the pages. This book has won multiple awards but a few of them are the “Cybil’s, Children’s and Ya Bloggers Literature Award winner for Nonfiction Picture Book”, the “Texas Golden Spur Award”, and the “Publisher’s Weekly (Off the Cuff) Award for Best Nonfiction”. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/60360319> ; http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/60360319#Audience>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/60360319#PublicationEvent\/san_francisco_chronicle_books_2006>. While some eggs have texture to them other eggs are simple and plain. The eggs cover more than just bird eggs. I really love the artwork in these books! Lovely book with very nice artwork that teaches all of us about different types of eggs found in nature. My mind, of its own accord, kept wandering northward, to a wilderness of snow and ice, the Arctic. 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