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Little Bird

by Germano Zullo
Illustrated by Albertine
Translated by Translated by Claudia Zoe Bedrick from the French.


Published by Enchanted Lion Books, 2012
64 pages
ISBN: 978𢴓92701186

Ages 48

A bold red truck, a bright blue sky, and a golden landscape set the stage for this visually dynamic, whimsical, not-quite-wordless book in which the truck stops at the edge of a cliff. A man gets out of the cab, opens the back, and梥urprise! A bird flies out. An unmatched flock of spectacular colors follows. And then they抮e gone almost. Inside the inky blackness of the truck a pair of eyes glow. One small, black, flightless bird remains. Man and bird exchange a few looks, then share a sandwich. Flight lessons follow, as the man flaps and leaps, and the bird mimics until success! But the story doesn抰 end there. Truthfully, the few words in this picture book are superfluous. It抯 Albertine抯 illustrations that tell a tale that is wholly unexpected, and full of warmth and delight. Young readers will have no problem making their own meanings from this magical offering.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


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