Egg Drop

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Red Fox, 2003 - Children's stories - 32 pages
The Egg was young. It didn't know much. We tried to tell it,but of course it didn't listen. If only it had waited . . . The Egg loved the sky. It saw all the birds, insects, aeroplanes, balloons, helicopters, bats and clouds. It dreamed of being up there, flying with them all. So the Egg went to a very high place . . . and jumped . . .

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"The Egg was young. / It didn't listen. / If only it had waited." This modern-day version of Humpty Dumpty (wall, fall, irreparable damage), first published in England in 2002, may prove as ... Read full review

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A somewhat morbid tale with a useful yet unusual message...don't attempt something unless you've done your research and are good and ready. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Mini Grey was given her name after being born in a Mini in a car park in Newport, Wales. She studied for an MA in Sequential Illustration at Brighton under the tutelage of John Vernon Lord. Mini also worked as a primary school teacher in Oxford, where she now lives.

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