The cover art depicting insects, reptiles, birds,
amphibians and fish invites youthful scientists to explore the variety of
egg-laying creatures to be found inside this photo-illustrated book. The table
of contents lists the following : Egg Layers, Egg Shapes & Sizes, Egg
Colors, Egg Guarders, Egg Stealers, Egg Shelters, Egg Escapers, Gross or Cool? ,
Whose Egg Is This? challenges readers with a picture identification quiz.A Glossary & Index complete the text.
The Egg Layers introduction informs readers that over a
hundred egg-laying creatures will be found in the pages. The expected examples
of frogs, sea turtles, clown fish and alligators share space with the less
familiar skinks, copecods (a shrimp-like animal), apple snails, fruit flies and
a host of other animals.
An easy-to-read format coupled with colorful close-ups will
keep curious students turning the pages.