The Good Egg: An Easter and Springtime Book for Kids

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9.2 X 11.1 X 0.6 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

JORY JOHN est auteur de livres pour enfants et pour adultes classé au palmarès du New York Times et lauréat du prix E. B. White Read-Aloud à deux reprises. Il a écrit plusieurs albums, La patate paresseuse, La grande oeuf-vasion, Le bon, la brute et l'effrayant, Le pois chic, L'oeuf modèle, La mauvaise graine, Mais je t'aime déjà, Reviens, je m'ennuie!, Assez, c'est assez! et Ça suffit, bonne nuit!. Jory vit à San Francisco. JORY JOHN is the author of the picture books Penguin Problems, I Love You Already! and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor book Goodnight, Already! He is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling novel, The Terrible Two, and the national bestseller All My Friends Are Dead, among many other books. He lives (and sleeps) in San Francisco.
PETE OSWALD est un peintre, illustrateur et animateur. Il a illustré les albums Le pois chic, La mauvaise graine, L'oeuf modèle et La patate paresseuse, classés au palmarès du New York Times, ainsi que Mon papa et moi et Mauvaise journée pour Rita et Ralph. Pete vit à Los Angeles, en Californie, avec sa femme et ses trois fils. PETE OSWALD is a fine-arts painter, an animator, an author, and an illustrator. He illustrated the New York Times bestselling books The Bad Seed, The Good Egg, and The Cool Bean by Jory John. He has also worked as a character designer and concept artist on the movies Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and the Oscar-nominated ParaNorman. Pete lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and their three sons. You can visit him online at


"Eggs-quisitely excellent." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

" [An] earnest counterpart to John and Oswald's hilarious The Bad Seed (2017)" -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Both text and art complement each other perfectly." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"John embeds a seed of a great idea--finding a balance between personal and social responsibility--within a rip-roaring, touching narrative." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Oswald's digitally composed, bright artwork pops with rib-tickling close-ups and character-building moments." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"[A]nother thought-and laughter-provoking morality tale..." -- Booklist (starred review)

"The art, using watercolor textures and digital paint, is filled with comic detail..." -- Booklist (starred review)

"An enormously entertaining lesson about the perils of perfectionism." -- Booklist (starred review)

" organic and locally sourced tale of the importance of self-care." -- School Library Journal

"The illustrations are an egg-cellent source of amusement..." -- School Library Journal

"Perfect for storytime and one-on-one sharing, hand this to readers seeking comic silliness with a deeper message of self-reflection and kindness." -- School Library Journal

"The team behind The Bad Seed presents another humorous picture book about staying true to oneself." -- The Horn Book

"[T]he simple lessons in John's lightand-breezy text may be useful regarding everyday encounters." -- The Horn Book

"Oswald's textured watercolor and digital illustrations show a guileless, bright-eyed, glasses-wearing, oval-shaped character with a brown speckled shell and spindly little limbs--an egghead personified, and one for whom readers will cheer." -- The Horn Book