Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780061363047, 32pp.
Publication Date: February 17, 2009
Birds come in all sizes, shapes, and colors. Birds are magic. Birds are everywhere. If you listen very carefully you will hear them, no matter where you live. And if you look very closely you will see them, no matter where you are. And if you can't go outside right this minute, you can always read this book.
Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
Laura Dronzek is a painter whose work has been exhibited nationally. Her picture books include Moonlight, by Helen V. Griffith; the acclaimed Birds, by Kevin Henkes; and White Is for Blueberry, by George Shannon. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
“The words and pictures create a book that will enchant preschool audiences again and again.”
-Booklist (starred review)
“Words and pictures perform a perfectly choreographed dance here.”
-Horn Book (starred review)
“The child voice in this charming story is just right and will resonate with the very youngest children.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)
“Birds trust[s] the intelligence and imagination of young children, and that’s what makes this a perfect book.”
-New York Times Book Review