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The Good Egg by Jory John
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The Good Egg (original 2019; edition 2019)

by Jory John (Author)

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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!… (more)
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Title:The Good Egg
Authors:Jory John (Author)
Info:HarperCollins (2019), Edition: Illustrated, 40 pages
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I also saw this book at Barnes N. Noble. I loved it because it makes me laugh. A good book for when the students need a story break. ( )
  karlynnbraddick | Apr 27, 2022 |
one good egg does not improve the bunch

One good, gentle, egg lives in a carton with all sorts of active uncaring characters. Good egg moves out but moves back in - he accept others as they are, dysfunctional. Concentrate on the phonics -ed sound. ( )
  WiseOwlFactory | Feb 20, 2022 |
Super enjoy this series. Great mix of life lessons while remaining super entertaining and not throwing only the message in your face. Lovable characters and wonderful illustrations. ( )
  LectricLibrary | Feb 16, 2022 |
A sweet children's book with cute illustrations. ( )
  Tosta | Nov 22, 2021 |
Cute, but nothing to write home about story-wise. A slightly over-long account of a rule-follower who has a personal journey to accepting the foibles of others. ( )
  KSchellVT | Sep 22, 2021 |
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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!

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The good egg has been good for as long as he can remember. While the other eggs in his carton are kind of rotten, he always does the right, kind, and courteous thing. He is a verrrrrrry good egg indeed! Until one day he decides that enough is enough! He begins to crack (quite literally) from the pressure of always having to be grade-A perfect.
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