First the Egg

By Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Simple words and paintings create a jewel-like package in a stylish yet unpretentious concept book that invites the new reader in again and again. Lush, textured paint, combined with strategically placed die cuts, introduces the age-old chicken-and-egg riddle for the youngest reader.

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