HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Meg's Eggs by Helen Nicoll
Loading...

Meg's Eggs (1972)

by Helen Nicoll

Other authors: Jan Pienkowski (Illustrator)

Series: Meg and Mog (2)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
601197,694 (4.08)1

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Meg and Mog - that witch/feline duo whose story began in the eponymous Meg and Mog - return, together with Owl, in this second witchy adventure from author Helen Nicoll and illustrator Jan Pieńkowski. As with the first tale, Meg's spell - meant, in this case, to produce eggs for a meal - backfires, producing three enormous, colorful eggs instead. When the eggs eventually hatch into dinosaurs, all sorts of crises, from the stegosaurus' depredations upon the cabbages, to the tyrannosaurus' evident hunger for Owl and his companions, ensue, and Meg must step in once again with her magic. But will her spell work this time...?

Published the same year as Meg and Mog (in 1972), Meg's Eggs boasts the same simple text and vivid illustrations, in bold primary and secondary colors, as its predecessor. The addition of dinosaurs - a perennial favorite with young readers - gives it added story appeal, while the format lends itself to beginning readers who are just getting going on their own. It is to them I would recommend this one, particularly if they enjoy witchy tales, or have a fondness for dinosaurs. ( )
  AbigailAdams26 | Apr 17, 2013 |
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (1 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Helen Nicollprimary authorall editionscalculated
Pienkowski, JanIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

While casting a spell to produce something for supper, Meg the witch creates three eggs that hatch dinosaurs.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
5 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.08)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3 3
3.5
4 1
4.5 2
5 5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 117,110,775 books! | Top bar: Always visible