Little Grunt And The Big Egg: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale by Tomie DepaolaLittle Grunt And The Big Egg: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale by Tomie Depaola

Little Grunt And The Big Egg: A Prehistoric Fairy Tale

byTomie DepaolaIllustratorTomie Depaola

Paperback | May 29, 2008

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Tomie dePaola?s classic (and hilarious) story of a young cave boy and his mysterious egg.

Mama Grunt sends Little Grunt out to find a dozen eggs. All he can find is one huge egg. The egg hatches and out pops a baby dinosaur. Little Grunt names him George. Soon George grows too big for the Grunt family cave, and poor Little Grunt has to send him away. But when the local volcano erupts, there?s only one dinosaur who can save the day!

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1934, to a family of Irish and Italian background. His determination to create books for children led to a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and an MFA from the California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland, California.  His particular way with color, line, detail, and d...
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Title:Little Grunt And The Big Egg: A Prehistoric Fairy TaleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.56 × 0.13 inPublished:May 29, 2008Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142411434

ISBN - 13:9780142411438

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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?This lively twist on the familiar tale of a boy and his pet is sure to provoke giggles.? ?Publishers Weekly