All about the Egg / Všetko o vajci
Illustrations made for a children book written by Markéta Nováková and col. and published by Albatros Media.
The book is an encyclopedia of the animals laying eggs. From exotic birds, reptiles to rare egg-laying mammals. It collects interesting facts from the world of eggs. You find there answers on these questions:
- What animal is laying the smallest and the largest egg
- What is the strangest egg on the planet
- Why some animals are hiding eggs and some of them are keen to show them to the world
For children from 6 - 12 years.
American Alligator and his nest
An egg-laying octopus in their cave nest.
Smooth Newt - a male with an egg
Common Carp and his eggs
Common Seadragon - a male of Seadragon carries the eggs below his tail.
Red Wood Ant
An Egg of Red Wood Ant is the smallest egg on the planet!
A pair of King Penguins taking care of their single egg
Here are the penguins used as additional illustrations - with more free and simpler style of illustration. Every animal has additional small illustrations depicting some interesting facts. Here is the example of penguins from the largest to the smallest specie.
A pair of Common Murre with their nestling nesting on the rock. On the right side there are different kinds of Murre's Eggs and similar species - a puffin, now extinct Great Aulk and ancient murra. Common Murre is living in the northern regions of Europe and Atlantic Ocean.
Kingfisher makes his nest with skeletons of fish.
A beautiful green egg of Cassowary. This non-flying bird has the strongest legs of the birds.
A Cassowary Nest
Golden Eagle and his nest
Great tit and his eggs in a nest
Komodo Dragon - adult and young
Platypus is one of two egg-laying mammals. He lays small eggs and most of the time he is heating them up on his belly. He builds his nest near the water and it can be up to 20 metres long. Platypus lives only in Australia and he is one of the most interesting animals on the Earth.
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