The Happy Egg by Ruth KraussThe Happy Egg by Ruth Krauss

The Happy Egg

byRuth KraussIllustratorCrockett Johnson

Hardcover | January 5, 2016

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Perfect as a baby shower or Easter basket gift, The Happy Egg celebrates the promise and confidence of little birds (and young children) everywhere.

A simple and delightful story for parents and children to enjoy together, now with a refreshed cover design. From the husband-and-wife team who created the timeless classic The Carrot Seed.

The Happy Egg is just right for the youngest of readers, and the storyline lends itself to interactive reading—parents can encourage their children to walk, sing, and fly as the little bird does.

Ruth Krauss was born on July 25, 1901 in Baltimore, Maryland. She attended the Peabody Institute of Music. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Parsons School of Fine and Applied Art and studied anthropology at Columbia University. In 1941, she married David Johnson Leisk, who wrote and illustrated children's books as Crocke...
Title:The Happy EggFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.25 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062430319

ISBN - 13:9780062430311


Editorial Reviews

“Perfectly attuned to young children. The book is presented in a small trim size—good for tiny hands—and the palette is dominated by mustard yellows, white, and blue. It’s deceptively simple and sweet, but not saccharine.”