“An enchanting portrayal of one girl’s delight in a creature and the many ways they can engage and inspire.” – ALA Booklist
Ivy spends her day with the birds–sipping nectar and splashing in the pond in this joyfully written celebration of birds and imaginative play from an award-winning author-and-illustrator team.
Ivy Bird is a celebration of the natural world and the joy found in imaginative play. Perfect for reading aloud, this book will delight children with its search-and-find elements, bright illustrations, and exuberant story. A nonfiction element, two pages bursting with colorful bird illustrations, encourages readers to seek out birds in their own neighborhoods. Printed on FSC-certified paper with vegetable-based inks.
Tania McCartney is an award-winning author, illustrator, and book and magazine editor. The founder of Kids’ Book Review and the 52-Week Illustration Challenge, she is a long-time juvenile literacy ambassador, and a solid player in the Australian children’s book industry.
To my darling Ella, too soon ready to leave the nest.
Jess Racklyeft works with a medley of materials including watercolours, paints and digital bits and pieces. She was selected for Luerzer’s Archive 200 Best Illustrators of the World 2013/2014 and the Etsy Design Awards.
To Ivy, thank you for teaching me again how to talk to birds.
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