Horton Hatches the Egg

Horton Hatches the Egg

Book - 1940
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When a lazy bird hatching an egg wants a vacation, she asks Horton, the elephant, to sit on her egg--which he does through all sorts of hazards until he is rewarded for doing what he said he would.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [c1940]
ISBN: 9780394900773
0394900774
9780394800776
039480077X
Characteristics: [55] p. : col. illus. ; 27 x 22 cm

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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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