Bently & egg

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By William Joyce
Publisher HarperCollins
Bently & egg
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Bently Hopperton is an artistic frog, pressed into eggsitting by his friend Kack Kack the Duck. Bently cant resist painting Kack Kacks egg, and thanks to his dazzling brushwork, his charge is soon mistaken for an Easter egg and kidnapped. How Bently gets the egg back to the nest, and what happens when Kack Kack returns, proves to be an adventure of a lifetime for a young frog.Bently is miffed when his friend Kack Kack the duck ignores him to brood in her nest. After she leaves him in charge of her single egg, Bently decides to paint it. But when a boy mistakes it for an Easter egg and runs off with it, Bently knows his duty. . . . A book that revels in the joys of spring and song, friendship and fatherhood, and the spirit of adventure . . . a classic tour de force. H. Notable Childrens Books of 1993 (ALA)Best Books of 1992 (SLJ)100 Books for Reading and Sharing 1992 (NY Public Library)

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1928 words1,928 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile 650LLexile 650L
Grade P to 3Grade P to 3
Age 2-8Age 2-8
Published 1997Published 1997

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