Mommy Surprise

Mommy Surprise

Author - Harriet Ziefert, Illustrator - Richard Brown

Illustrator - Richard Brown

Mommy Surprise
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When a mother diamondback terrapin lays eggs in a young girl’s sandbox, the girl becomes a “turtle-sitter” to help the babies safely hatch.

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5-20 mins
Harriet Ziefert Inc.
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Naughty and Nice
Brain Food: Mommy Surprise
Plain and Fancy
Emoji Emotions: Scared
I Said, Bed!
The Slide Ride
Let's Get Pizza
Time Out for Buzzy (Tiempo Fuera, Buzzy)
I Hug
Dust Everywhere
Emoji Emotions: Angry
Scaredy Monster and the Bad Dream
Emoji Emotions: Excited
Brain Food: Chocolate Mud Cake
Emoji Emotions: Surprised
Emoji Emotions: Sad
Buzzy's Balloon
No! Yes! (¡No! ¡Sí!)
Nan and Jan's Plan
A Trip to Grandma's House
I Will Try
Cat Got a Lot
Emoji Emotions: Happy
I'm Not Sharing
Ben's Hen
Vegetable Basket
Brain Food: Just Like Mommy! Just Like Daddy!
Emoji Emotions: Silly
Emoji Emotions: Frustrated
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