hunwicksegg-200Today’s book is Hunwick’s Egg by Mem Fox, another book that I hadn’t heard of before.

Hunwick is a bilby who finds an egg after a storm, and looks after it. Hunwick discovers that the egg is a wonderful friend who listens to him.

The illustrations are stunning, showcasing many different Australian animals as well as the desert landscape.

I think this must be a story for introverted kids as Hunwick’s relationship with his egg is one that I can relate to, as well as one of my kids… sometimes it is easier to talk to an egg.

Even if your kids are not introverts, they will enjoy this story and the twist at the end.

Buy this book: 

Amazon.com – Hunwick’s Egg


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