Bluebird by Bob Staake

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"Like nothing you have seen before," raves Kirkus Reviews in a starred review. In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as they follow the journey of a bluebird as he develops a friendship with a young boy and ultimately risks his life to save the boy from harm. Both simple and evocative, this timeless and profound story will resonate with readers young and old. Bob Staake has been working on this book for 10 years, and he believes it is the story he was born to write. From the Hardcover edition.
 

About Bob Staake

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BOB STAAKE has authored and/or illustrated over 50 books, including The Donut Chef, Hello Robots, Look a Book, This Is Not a Pumpkin, and Pets Go Pop. The New York Times named Staake's The Red Lemon one of the 10 best illustrated books of 2006.










Author Residence: Cape Cod, MA
 
Published April 9, 2013 by Schwartz & Wade. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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One little boy, one little bird and one big city come together in a wordless fable of friendship, school, loss and comfort.

Feb 27 2013 | Read Full Review of Bluebird

Publishers Weekly

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In this wordless story, a shy boy finds a winged mentor in a cheery bluebird. The bird helps the boy perk up after a rough day at school and then connects him to some friendly children at a sailboat p

Feb 25 2013 | Read Full Review of Bluebird

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One little boy, one little bird and one big city come together in a wordless fable of friendship, school, loss and comfort.

Mar 26 2013 | Read Full Review of Bluebird

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