S: THE EGG by Kierah Humes
BC: Copyright (C) 2012 Published By Aunt Michele, a Division of Michele Kassa Enterprises
FC: THE EGG | Written & Illustrated By Kierah Humes
1: the mother hen had just laid a batch of eggs, and she had been sitting on them for almost a week but a opposum had stolen all but one of her eggs. she was very sad, because she could now have only one chick.
2: the mother hen wished that her only egg would hatch soon, but she did not want the opossum to steal her last egg, so she sat on top of a pile of hay to gaurd it.
3: then one day when the mother hen was getting some worms to eat, the egg started to hatch, a little crack appeared at one side of the egg.
4: the egg began to crack even more, when suddenly out from the haystack came a ......
5: mouse! the mouse walked over to the egg and sniffed it. then he looked at the cracks on the egg, rotten! said the mouse, and ran back to the haystack.
6: just then the mother hen returned, and there sat a chick. my baby! cried the mother hen. mama mama peeped the little chick.
7: ABOUT THE AUTHOR Kierah Humes is 10 years old and is the second to oldest daughter in a family of nine and counting. Here are some fun facts you may not know about Kierah. She loves babies and animals of all kinds. She is talented in tee climbing and speed-reading. She likes to pick wildflower bouquets for her mother. She holds the Family record for Dishwashing for Speed. She is a talented blueberry raker. She is a soothing nurse when her loved ones are sick or hurt. She enjoys bluegrass gospel music and folk dancing. She enjoys camping and hiking. She has a heart for encouraging others.