A pair of magpies become obsessed with adding all sorts of things to their nest but the branch snaps under the weight and they realise that the only important thing in the nest was their eggs.
Meg and Ash are a pair of magpies who are building a nest for their perfect eggs. Although they begin their nest construction using the usual mud, sticks and grass, Meg and Ash are soon convinced that their nest doesn't have enough stuff and begin to collect more things to add to an ever-growing pile.
From cuckoo clocks to mops and socks, a pram and even a car - their need for stuff seems endless. Until - crash! - the inevitable happens.
Book of the week
Superb illustrations perfectly match the rhyming text that delivers an important message about materialism and possessions. Wonderful just to share for enjoyment or to use as a discussion tool. Buy loads