Poor Hattie Peck simply loves eggs, but she has only ever laid one eggand it never hatched. Eggs are all she thinks about, all she dreams about. No egg is too big; no egg is too small. So if she can’t lay another egg, she’s going to have to go out into the world to find one.Hattie embarks on a journey in search of all the abandoned eggs. She dives to the deepest depths of vast oceans. She soars over gigantic cities and climbs up mountains towering above the clouds. Through gloomy dark caves, deep below the ground, Hattie searches. And she doesn’t find just one egg. There are so many abandoned eggs, just waiting for her to find them!With her newly gathered eggs in tow, Hattie Peck returns home. Sitting on so many eggs at once is quite the task, but Hattie doesn’t mind. Days and weeks pass, until one day, finally, there’s aCrack! Scratch! Tap! But what will happen when all those eggs hatch together?Energetic and colorful illustrations fill this story with humor and fun. Kids will take away positive messages about making your dreams come true in unexpected ways. This can also work as an adoption story about unconditional love. With a cute surprise ending, this is sure to make kids laugh and smile.A picture book for children 3 to 6 years old, this is a sweet and simple story about how to love all different kinds of people. It has a great message for adopted children and their families as well as lots of humor for read alouds.
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|collection_arlington||Kids Picture Books|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Kids Picture Books, Shirlington Kids Picture Books, Westover Kids Picture Books|
|display_description||All Hattie the hen wanted was an egg of her own, so one day she left her cosy coop to go on an adventure to find all the abandoned eggs in the world.|
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|local_time_since_added_arlington||Six Months, Year|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|owning_location_arlington||Central, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b19633555|Book|Books|First Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. edition.|English|Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.,|2016.|1 volume, unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Adoption -- Fiction, Adoption -- Juvenile fiction, Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction, Adventure stories, Chickens -- Fiction, Chickens -- Juvenile fiction, Eggs -- Fiction, Eggs -- Juvenile fiction|
|title_full||Hattie Peck / written and illustrated by Emma Levey|