That’s what the title of this book is called…
My friend Anna lent it to me, and it’s just fantastic! A funny, but very sweet story about how babies are made – but the tables are turned when the parents attempt to explain everything by making up ridiculous stories, and the children just laugh at them, and tell them how babies are REALLY made.
The kids loved the book. It has brought up some questions, and discussions, but also, because of the last page…..
…. where the animals who make babies in a similar way come in. Due to this picture, and the title, the question of “which animals lay eggs?” was asked.
And so we took our small toy animals and started to sort them into groups – those who lay eggs, and those who don’t.
The shark caused some question, being as some sharks give birth to live babies, and some lay eggs (therefore he sits in the middle), and the whale was also a matter of concern (looking like a fish, but of course being a mammal).
Even Alfie proudly exclaimed his knowledge of ducks, chickens, and the egg. He made us laugh when, holding up a pig, I asked “is this a mammal?”, and he answered “no, it’s a pig”!