The Great Eggscape

Susan Glass (author), Cornelius Van Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723802

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Description

Clever word play and comic-book style illustrations showcase the adventures of two "bad eggs" who run amok until Chip--one smart cookie--steps in!

Reading Level
Lexile
530L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
3.5
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Fairy Tales & Fantasy Humor Picture Books Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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