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Birds

Author: Kevin Henkes; Laura Dronzek
Publisher: [New York] : Greenwillow Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fascinated by the colors, shapes, sounds, and movements of the many different birds she sees through her window, a little girl is happy to discover that she and they have something in common.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Henkes, Kevin.
Birds.
[New York?] : Greenwillow Books, ©2009
(OCoLC)776870519
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Henkes; Laura Dronzek
ISBN: 0061363049 9780061363047 0061363057 9780061363054
OCLC Number: 185123360
Notes: Reading level: preschool and kindergarten.
"Acrylic paints were used to prepare the full-color art. The text type is Goudy Modern"--Title page verso.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Responsibility: by Kevin Henkes ; illustrated by Laura Dronzek.

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Vibrant and lively paintings accompany a simple text, in this new picture book by a celebrated husband-and-wife team. With a fine eye for detail, a little girl describes birds--their sizes, shapes,  Read more...

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"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 Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any young children's library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-08) Good Permalink

     Kevin Henkes has created a simple book about the wonder of birds that reminds me of the very best books by Margaret Wise Brown.   The text is sparse; the illustrations by Laura Dronzek are the perfect match for the subject matter.  Nice concept book for youngsters...
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