The Enormous Egg

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By Oliver Butterworth
Publisher Houghton Mifflin School
The Enormous Egg
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Young Nate Twitchell is surprised when one of the hens on his family farm lays a giant egg. After a painstaking wait, Nate is even more surprised when it hatches and out pops a dinosaur! A baby triceratops whom he names Uncle Beazley. But when Nate decides to keep the dino and raise it on his own, he has no idea what hes getting himself into. As Uncle Beazley grows, Nate and his family realize they are not equipped to take care of a fullsized dinosaur and so, with the help of their scientist friend, Nate and Uncle Beazley set off for the National Museum in Washington, D.C., on the hunt for the perfect home for a modernday dinosaurthen the real trouble begins!The Enormous Egg was originally published in 1956 and has been a classic in childrens literature ever since. Now, over 50 years later, this title is being repackaged as a fresh, new audiobook to appeal to todays market.

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35933 words35,933 words
202 pages202 pages
Lexile 900LLexile 900L
Grade 4 to 6Grade 4 to 6
Age 9-11Age 9-11
Published 1996Published 1996

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Book ISBN:

0395732492

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