|What You Need to Know:
• Grumpy Bird is a simple, funny story all ages will love.
• Young audiences will enjoy this story for its simplicity and brilliant illustrations.
• Older audiences will love it, too, as they will pick up on the subtle humor in the language and the pictures.
|Sweet Book Summary:
Grumpy Bird wakes up in a terrible mood. Such a terrible mood that he refuses to eat, he refuses to play and even refuses to fly. So instead, Grumpy Bird walks. As he walks the farm he picks up a posse of his unsuspecting friends along the way. I say unsuspecting because the farm friends all fall in line expecting fun; nobody realizes Bird is stalking around in a bad mood. By the end of the walk, in spite of himself, Grumpy Bird isn't so grumpy any more. This one is an all-around winner, who can't relate to being grumpy???
|Author: Jeremy Tankard Illustrator: Jeremy Tankard Published: 2007, 32 pages
Themes: Friendship, Feelings, Animals, Excellent Read-Aloud, Exquisite Illustrations
|If You Liked This Book, Try:
My Friend is Sad (An Elephant and Piggie Book), Mo Willems (for the emotional component)
Ten In The Den, John Butler (for the add an animal theme)
Boo Hoo Bird, Jeremy Tankard
|This recommendation was written by: Melissa Y.