Exactly how many eggs is 'a handful'?
Poor Phlox is worried - are the eggs in the oven all hers?
And what will happen if one of them belongs to somebody else?
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Phlox is a fire-living salamander, which means she loves everything to always be toasty-warm. That is why she has laid a handful of beautiful green eggs in the coals of Esmeralda Twig's oven But, oh no - How many eggs is a handful?
(Don't worry about the eggs though, baby fire lizards need the extra warmth to grow strong and curious inside their emerald eggshells.)