The Good Egg

The Good Egg

In this follow-up to Jory John and Pete Oswald’s popular picture book The Bad Seed, meet the next best thing: a very good egg, indeed!

The good egg has been good for as long as he can remember. While the other eggs in his carton are kind of rotten, he always does the right, kind, and courteous thing. He is a verrrrrrry good egg indeed! Until one day he decides that enough is enough! He begins to crack (quite literally) from the pressure of always having to be grade-A perfect.

Title:The Good Egg
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780062866004
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    The Good Egg Reviews

  • Calista

    We loved this book in our house. There were lots of things to laugh at. All the eggs in a carton had some funny faces and the niece and nephew laughed and laughed at all the rhyming names. There is al...

  • Kendall

    This book teaches kids that you don't always have to be perfect, but doesn't teach them that they don't have to put up with being bullied and taking loads of shit from their "friends". Seemed to me li...

  • David Schaafsma

    My family reads all the Goodreads-award-nominated picture books every year. This is book #6 (of more than 20) of 2019, and we were all over the map on this one, from 1-4.5 stars. A sequel to The Bad S...

  • La Coccinelle

    Having read The Bad Seed last year, I was eager to give The Good Egg a try. I actually like this one a little more than its predecessor... mostly because I can really relate to the main character!...

  • Sara Grochowski

    I really identify with this little egg....

  • Deborah

    3.5. Cute. How a good egg rose above the carton of a dozen bad eggs. After cracking up, he leaves to find himself and to appreciate his fellow eggs....

  • Rod Brown

    Goodreads Choice Awards Project: Read as many of the opening round Best Picture Book nominees as possible. 11 to go!I thought Humpty Dumpty already proved that eggs make lousy protagonists. Our ovoid ...

  • Melhara

    While I thought the illustrations were cute, I wasn't completely sold on the story line (or the fact that the 'Good' Egg is any good at all).The 'Good' Egg is surrounded by bad eggs and is essentially...

  • robyn

    This book had the chance to really be something but instead it took the easy way out. Changing our behavior and taking care of ourselves is great, but continuing to be bullied and used by bad people f...

  • Abigail

    Author Jory John and illustrator Pete Oswald, who previously collaborated on The Bad Seed , join forces again in this entertaining new picture-book. The eponymous Good Egg, having been virtuous and...