[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

Re: The Enormous Egg

Charles C. Fuller wrote:
> In the recent on-list discussion about the book "The Enormous Egg," which is
> about a young boy and his adventures with a dinosaur, I don't think anyone
> has given a plot summary.
> Nate Twitchell hears a squawk in the hen house, and goes there to discover
> that one of his chickens has laid (layed?) the eponymous enormous egg, which
> hatches into a dinosaur because (dot dot dot) chickens and dinosaurs are so
> closely related.
> It has been almost four decades since I read this book, but I remember it as
> being one of my favorites from when I was a kid.
> What I can't remember is whether Nate Twitchell had a next-door neighbor
> named George O.
He had a neighbor who lived across the street named Joe Champigny, who
said- "That's no dinosaur, it's just a big lizard."