The Talking Eggs
Young readers will be spellbound by this colorful folktale that captures the unique flavor of the American South. Two sisters, one is spoiled and lazy while the other is sweet and does all of the work. One day an old witch-woman catapults the sweet sister into a miraculous world. The strangest creatures are the talking eggs, which prove that beauty may hide great ugliness while the plainest of objects may conceal treasures within them. This unusual tale with its richly expressive illustrations by Jerry Pickney is sure to be a favorite with readers of all ages. Caldecott Honor Book.

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