Horton Hatches the Egg

Horton Hatches the Egg

Book - 1940
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Bored with hatching an egg, a lazy bird persuades Horton the elephant to do the job.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [c1940]
ISBN: 9780394900773
0394900774
9780394800776
039480077X
Branch Call Number: Picture Book Seuss
Characteristics: [55] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm

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PimaLib_Kids Mar 31, 2016

I like the elephant bird. It is so cute. - Dannica, age 8.


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dylankemp
Sep 06, 2016

"Horton Hatches The Egg" is an absolute classic, and one of my favourites. Great rhythm, great story, great fun to read out loud.

PimaLib_Kids Mar 31, 2016

I like the elephant bird. It is so cute. - Dannica, age 8.

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QUIN0QWA
Mar 21, 2012

WONDERFUL STORY OF COMMITMENT

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824064
Apr 04, 2011

A truly classic children's book, and even enjoyable for adults. A very happy book to read aloud in fifteen minutes.

The memorable tag line is in fact, "An elephant's faithful, one hundred percent."

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MaLoCle
Feb 05, 2010

Horton shows that kindness and loyalty can overcome all obstacles and that "An elephant's faithful, To the very end!"

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Jan 13, 2015

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