Barbara Renner is a retired teacher who believes reading enhances an understanding of the world around us. As a classroom presenter, she reads her books and facilitates lessons to children of all ages. She and her husband have lived in Arizona for over 40 years and enjoy watching the quail scurry around their neighborhood. To learn more about Barbara or to purchase one of her books you can visit her website at
About this lesson
After Quincy the quail and his mate, Quella, build a nest, they anxiously wait for their chicks to hatch. When a large egg plops down next to their home, Quincy must find a way to deal with this mysterious intruder. His solution provides the quail family an opportunity to become friends with their desert neighbors.