A Home for Bird

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ISBN
978-1-4703-0071-5 978-1-4703-0072-2 978-1-5964-3711-1
Publisher
Recorded Books


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2012  |  Video/DVD

PreS-Gr 2—Vernon the toad is out collecting interesting odds and ends when he stumbles upon a displaced cuckoo clock bird that he thinks is real. Certain Bird is lost, Vernon invites his new friend to join him as he goes about his day. Vernon and his friends become increasingly perplexed by Bird's silence and decide that he must be very unhappy and missing his home. Sweet, loyal Vernon decides he will help Bird find his home, and the two embark on a journey that takes them by land, air...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on June 1, 2012

Stead (author of A Sick Day for Amos McGee, rev. 5/10) returns with another terrific tale of devoted friendship. Starting on the copyright page, we see a little bird thrown from the back of a stuffed-to-the-gills moving truck. This little wooden blue bird with button eyes soon meets a toad named Vernon, who seems to know that the mute and inanimate Bird is lost and in search of a home, and who sets off to help Bird find that home. Stead's loose-edged watercolor, ink, and crayon illustrations are delightfully casual, with an emotional quality that draws the read...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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