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The Dead Bird

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The Dead Bird

By Margaret Wise Brown; Christian Robinson (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780060289317, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2016

Description

A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2016

This heartwarming classic picture book by beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown is beautifully reillustrated for a contemporary audience by the critically acclaimed, award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson.

One day, the children find a bird lying on its side with its eyes closed and no heartbeat. They are very sorry, so they decide to say good-bye. In the park, they dig a hole for the bird and cover it with warm sweet-ferns and flowers. Finally, they sing sweet songs to send the little bird on its way.