Synopses & Reviews
Have you ever seen a hen sitting on a nest of eggs? Have you wondered why she is sitting there? That hen is keeping her eggs warm until they are ready to hatch -- into chicks! But before a hen can lay her eggs, many things have to happen. In this simple introduction to the development of a fertilized egg into a chick, young readers are given a glimpse into the secret inner workings of the egg -- and the growing chick inside.
About the Author
Amy E. Sklansky is the author of From the Doghouse: Poems to Chew Onand Skeleton Bones and Goblin Groans: Poems for Halloween(both Henry Holt). Where Do Chicks Come From?is her third book for children. A former editor of children's books, Ms. Sklansky now writes them. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband and two young children.