Winner of a Newbery Medal, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, and numerous other prestigious prizes, Cynthia Rylant is among the most acclaimed children's book authors in the world. In this sweet tale, Annie and her pet bunny Snowball are enjoying the porch swing with Annie's cousin Henry and his dog Mudge when they see something amazing. A mother robin has filled her nest with eggs! How long will it be before baby birds appear? "Accessible to preschoolers as well as beginning readers, this gentle story has bits of childlike humor and plenty of good cheer ."-Booklist
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by Cynthia Rylant
"Annie is filled with spring excitement as she discovers the beginnings of a nest outside her home. Waiting is hard for Annie with pet cat, Snowball, and, of course, cousin and neighbor, Henry and his dog, Mudge. Five blue eggs! Will they hatch? Annie's dad tempers the long wait with wise counsel about the safe observation of baby birds. Cassandra Morris narrates with a gentle understanding and enthusiasm well suited to Rylant's early reader. Morris's voice is child-friendly. She speaks distinctly and slowly but with a fast enough pace to maintain the excitement of the moments of bird watching. Cheeping on a Saturday pancake morning couldn't be heard by a cozier family! A.R. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"
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