The Dead Bird Margaret Wise Brown

The Dead Bird

Author: Margaret Wise Brown
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Book Title
The Dead Bird
Author
Margaret Wise Brown
ISBN
9780060289317
This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a heartwarming classic from the author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, with gorgeous new art by the multiple-award-winning artist of Last Stop on Market Street.This classic picture book by beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown is gorgeously reillustrated for a contemporary audience by the critically acclaimed, award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson.One day, the children find a bird lying on its side with its eyes closed and no heartbeat. They are very sorry, so they decide to say good-bye. In the park, they dig a hole for the bird and cover it with warm sweet-ferns and flowers. Finally, they sing sweet songs to send the little bird on its way.A beautiful book to share with children beginning to grapple with loss.--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Margaret Wise BrownPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 03/01/2016ISBN: 9780060289317Pages: 32Weight: 0.90lbsSize: 11.10h x 9.10w x 0.60dReview Citations: Booklist 11/15/2015 pg. 48Publishers Weekly 12/21/2015School Library Journal 01/01/2016 pg. 68Kirkus Reviews 01/15/2016Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2016 - Recommended, SatisfactoryAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 21392 / Dead BirdReading Level: 3.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a heartwarming classic from the author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, with gorgeous new art by the multiple-award-winning artist of Last Stop on Market Street.

This classic picture book by beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown is gorgeously reillustrated for a contemporary audience by the critically acclaimed, award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson.

One day, the children find a bird lying on its side with its eyes closed and no heartbeat. They are very sorry, so they decide to say good-bye. In the park, they dig a hole for the bird and cover it with warm sweet-ferns and flowers. Finally, they sing sweet songs to send the little bird on its way.

A beautiful book to share with children beginning to grapple with loss.

--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Margaret Wise Brown
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 03/01/2016
ISBN: 9780060289317
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 11.10h x 9.10w x 0.60d

Review Citations: Booklist 11/15/2015 pg. 48
Publishers Weekly 12/21/2015
School Library Journal 01/01/2016 pg. 68
Kirkus Reviews 01/15/2016
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2016 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 21392 / Dead Bird
Reading Level: 3.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

This New York Times Best Illustrated Book is a heartwarming classic from the author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, with gorgeous new art by the multiple-award-winning artist of Last Stop on Market Street.

This classic picture book by beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown is gorgeously reillustrated for a contemporary audience by the critically acclaimed, award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson.

One day, the children find a bird lying on its side with its eyes closed and no heartbeat. They are very sorry, so they decide to say good-bye. In the park, they dig a hole for the bird and cover it with warm sweet-ferns and flowers. Finally, they sing sweet songs to send the little bird on its way.

A beautiful book to share with children beginning to grapple with loss.

--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Margaret Wise Brown
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 03/01/2016
ISBN: 9780060289317
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 11.10h x 9.10w x 0.60d

Review Citations: Booklist 11/15/2015 pg. 48
Publishers Weekly 12/21/2015
School Library Journal 01/01/2016 pg. 68
Kirkus Reviews 01/15/2016
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2016 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 21392 / Dead Bird
Reading Level: 3.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5