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Argus


Author: Michelle  Knudsen
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Subject/Category: Gr. K-2
Year Reviewed:: 2012
ISBN: 9780763637903
Review: Sally's class is incubating eggs for a science project. But her egg looks different from the other eggs - it is huge and green with yellow polka dots. And when it hatches, the "chick" is green, scaly, and has big yellow eyes. Sally isn't sure she likes such a different science project, but when the chick, Argus, gets lost, she realizes that "different" is not bad. Deadpan humor and attractive illustrations make this book a keeper.

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