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Elevator Bird

Sarah Williamson


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Library Binding (11/24/2020)


Kids and their parents will love this quirky story about kindness, friendship, and a team coming together to make one bird's dream come true...

It takes a strong team to keep the Hotel running smoothly, and Elevator Bird is at the center of it all.

He helps guests get to their rooms and gives great advice about all the best sights in town. He helps the staff get where they need to go, and always has an encouraging word. Elevator Bird makes everyone's day brighter.

So when he confesses to his friend Mousie that he's always longed for a room with a view, Mousie springs into action. All his friends at the Hotel hatch a marvelous plan to make sure Elevator Bird has the nest he deserves.

Sarah Williamson spins a charming tale of friends working together to make a dream come true.

Praise For Elevator Bird

"There are giggle-inducing asides and clues to each worker’s personality in vivid details. Just as every job matters at the hotel, every animal has a part to play in this sweet story about showing up for a friend. A beyond charming story about kindness and friendship, sure to bring a smile to the face of every reader.—School Library Journal, starred review

"Sophisticated and sweet." —Kirkus Reviews

"Audiences will want to put Elevator Bird’s hotel first on their travel destination list." —The Bulletin

"Graciousness personified."Publishers Weekly

Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780525648819, 40pp.

Publication Date: November 24, 2020

About the Author

SARAH WILLIAMSON was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She studied political philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and illustration at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Shortly after graduating from Art Center, she moved to New York to pursue illustration. She has done many illustrations for the New York Times, among other clients, and also works at the New York Times as a freelance art director. Follow her on Instagram at @sarahewilliamson or find her online at