The good egg by John, Jory (#1539MR1)


The good egg

by John, Jory; illustrated by Oswald, Pete
Hardcover Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019


From the Publisher
A #1 New York Times bestseller! An Amazon Best Books of the Year 2019 selection! From the bestselling creators of The Bad Seed, a timely story about not having to be Grade A perfect! Meet the good egg. He&;s a verrrrrry good egg indeed. But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol&; rotten. As the other eggs in the dozen behave badly, the good egg starts to crack from all the pressure of feeling like he has to be perfect. So, he decides enough is enough! It&;s time for him to make a change&; Dynamic duo Jory John and Pete Oswald hatch a funny and charming story that reminds us of the importance of balance, self-care, and accepting those we love (even if they are sometimes a bit rotten). Perfect for reading aloud and shared story time!
Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist starred, 01/01/19
  • Horn Book Magazine, 03/01/19
  • Kirkus Reviews starred, 10/15/18
  • School Library Journal, 02/01/19
Product Details
  • Publisher: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
  • Publication Date: February 12, 2019
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Dewey: -E-
  • Classifications: Fiction, Easy
  • Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Tracings: Oswald, Pete, illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 0-06-286600-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-06-286600-4
  • Follett Number: 1539MR1
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Reading Level: 1.9
  • ATOS Book Level: 2.3
  • AR Interest Level: LG
  • AR Points: .5
  • AR Quiz: 500400EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 1.8
  • Reading Counts Points: 1
  • Lexile: AD510L