Synopses & Reviews
How an egg cell develops—from the time it is joined by a sperm until the baby chick is hatched 21 days later—is simply and clearly explained.
A Reading Rainbow Selection
About the Author
Millicent Selsam was a popular childrens science writer whose work includes Egg to Chick, a Reading Rainbow book illustrated by Barbara Wolff, and Gregs Microscope, illustrated by Arnold Lobel.
Marlene Hill Donnelly is a staff artist at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.