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Horton Hatches the Egg

Ladybird Classics

Age Group: 3 – 6 Years

Title – Horton Hatches the Egg

Author – Dr. Seuss

Random House


This adorable classic by Dr. Seuss is sure to bring a sparkle into any child’s eye! This comical story revolves around an elephant’s dedication in taking care of his friend’s un-hatched egg while the bird goes on an extended vacation. The hilarious sight of an elephant sitting on top of a tree in a bird’s nest causes him to endure a whole lot of mockery from his fellow jungle mates and leads to his capture by some hunters fascinated by the elephant’s dedication to an egg. What the bird finds when she comes back looking for her egg forms the rest of this imaginative story. Dr. Seuss’ tale will touch your child’s heart while making her laugh!.