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What Comes From an Egg?

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My family keeps hens and a rooster in our backyard.

(Describer) In a cartoon..

They sleep in a chicken coop. Every morning, my dad and I collect eggs from the hens. We scramble the eggs for breakfast or use them to make cake. Yum! Sometimes, if a hen sits on an egg for a long time,

(Describer) One cracks.

it turns into a baby chick. That made me wonder, "What else comes from an egg?" Let's look inside this book and see. Here's a tiny egg. It lies alone in a rotting log until a baby lizard pokes out its nose and wiggles free. These eggs are resting in a hole their mom had dug for them.

(Describer) ...on a beach.

They wait and wait, and then the little turtles pop out, ready to explore and grow. And what about this silky egg sac? It's hidden in a web, safe from harm. One warm spring morning, it breaks apart. And look! Lots of spiderlings set out to see the world. How about these eggs? I wonder what's inside. What a funny little animal. It's got webbed feet and a bill like a bird, but its tail and fur looks like a beaver. It's a playful platypus. Time to shut the book and go feed the chickens. See you later, alligator! Oh, did you know alligators come from eggs too?

(Describer) KET. Planet Nutshell.

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Chickens hatch from eggs. But what about other animals? Explore the narrator’s book to learn about a variety of animals from spiders to platypuses. Part of the "Everyday Science for Preschoolers" series.

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