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  • SubGenre:Geometry / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Shape Stories with Farm Friends
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:32
  • Paperback ISBN:9798986737904

What Is the Shape of My Egg?

by Lisa Weckbacher

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WINNER of 15 National and International Awards and Honorable Mentions including: 

Literary Titan Gold Book Award 2023 

Firebird Book Award 2023 1st Place in Children Educational

AWA 2023 Finalist in Children Educational 

Royal Dragonfly Book Awards 2023 2nd Place in Education and STEM           

Outstanding Creator Awards 2023 2nd Place Best Children's Book                   

The Wishing Shelf 2023 Book Awards Finalist Children 6-8 Years                       

What Is the Shape of My Egg? – the first delightful installment in the Shape Stories with Farm Friends Series  – is a beautifully illustrated and engaging tale that introduces young readers to the world of circles and ovals while incorporating essential spatial language (e.g., left, right, up, down) to boost their spatial thinking skills. 


What Is the Shape of My Egg? is designed for interactive read-aloud sessions. Children will be encouraged to explore and trace similar shapes at home or in the classroom, reinforcing their understanding of these fundamental geometric concepts. As the adventure unfolds, What Is the Shape of My Egg? seamlessly transitions to a deeper exploration of two and three-dimensional circular shapes, providing interactive activities for kids to apply their newfound knowledge. The book also includes fascinating facts about the endearing Silkie chicken breed, adding an extra layer of fun and curiosity to the reading experience. Based on real-life farm animals residing in Western Montana, the vivid illustrations and lively text capture the unique personalities of Silkie and the Sisters in this entertaining and educational read – perfect for young minds eager to explore the world of shapes!

About the author
A native to the East Coast, Lisa Weckbacher grew up with a love for books and animals from an early age. She holds three master's degrees as well as a Ph.D. in education, specialization in child and adolescent development, from UC Santa Barbara. Lisa has served as an adjunct professor in psychology and education at various universities for more than a decade. To date, she has also published several works pertaining to the role of spatial thinking in childhood and adolescence. The implications of her research are largely related to how educators can help prepare K-12 students to pursue and ultimately succeed in STEM-oriented careers. Lisa divides her time between Southern California and Western Montana with her family, and of course, their many feathered and furry friends.

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