Flora and the Ostrich (Board book)

An Opposites Book by Molly Idle

By Molly Idle

Chronicle Books, 9781452146584, 20pp.

Publication Date: September 5, 2017

List Price: 9.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Inspired by Caldecott Honor book Flora and the Flamingo, this series of board books is perfect for the very youngest Flora fans. When a new feathered friend seems so different from her, Flora discovers that opposites, in fact, attract! Featuring fold-out pages and Molly Idle's graceful artwork, this adorable book of opposites will delight young children as they master new words and concepts.

About the Author

Molly Idle began her career as an artist working for DreamWorks Animation, and from there she leapt into the world of children's books. She is the author of the Caldecott Honor–winning Flora and the Flamingo as well as its companions, Flora and the Penguin and Flora and the Peacocks, and the counting board book Flora and the Chicks. She lives in Tempe, Arizona.

Praise For Flora and the Ostrich: An Opposites Book by Molly Idle

"A playful, emotive, and customarily elegant pas de deux that introduces opposites with style."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

A Mighty Girl Books of the Year

"Opposites, friendship, and beautiful artwork all in one."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Must-have for any board book collection."-School Library Journal, starred review