Bluebird Cover


By Bob Staake

Schwartz & Wade Books, Library Binding, 9780375970382, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 9, 2013

"Like nothing you have seen before," raves "Kirkus Reviews" in a starred review.
In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as they follow the journey of a bluebird as he develops a friendship with a young boy and ultimately risks his life to save the boy from harm. Both simple and evocative, this timeless and profound story will resonate with readers young and old.
Bob Staake has been working on this book for 10 years, and he believes it is the story he was born to write.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author
BOB STAAKE has authored and/or illustrated over 50 books, including"The Donut Chef, Hello Robots, Look a Book, This Is Not a Pumpkin, "and"Pets Go Pop." The"New York Times"named Staake's"The Red Lemon"one of the 10 best illustrated books of 2006."