BRITTA TECKENTRUP is the author and illustrator of many adored children's books, including the bestselling The Memory Tree, The Odd One Out, and Grumpy Cat, along with Before I Wake Up... and Oskar Loves... (both by Prestel). Her most recent book on weather phenomena was nominated for Germany's most prestigious children's book award. She lives and works in Berlin.
"This new book by Britta Teckentrup is a gorgeously illustrated tribute to [eggs] and all their wonder." -Book Nerd Mommy "A lovely meditation on the diversity of eggs, this is magnificent volume that offers hours of lingering pleasure, and becomes fertile ground for conversation and imagination." -Midwest Book Review "The Egg by Britta Teckentrup is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces kids - and kids at heart - to the intriguing world of bird eggs." -Birds and Blooms