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published: Sep 2010
ISBN:9781443102377

Boo Hoo Bird

illustrated by Jeremy Tankard

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emotions & feelings, friendship
5 of 5
1 rating
rated!
rated!
list price: $9.99
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
published: Sep 2010
ISBN:9781443102377
Description

Bird is back - in a fun board book edition!

Bird and Raccoon are playing ball when Bird gets bonked on the head. "Boo hoo hoo!" he cries. What will make Bird feel better? A kiss? A cookie? A Band-Aid? Bird's friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Beaver, Sheep and Fox are full of sweet and funny ideas.

Perfectly pitched and hilariously imagined, this charming story about a universal experience will put a smile on the face of every child who has suffered a boo-boo and every parent who has struggled to come up with just the right way to give comfort.

 

Contributor Notes

JEREMY TANKARD was born in South Africa and lived in the U.S. before moving to Canada. After a childhood of drawing and writing, he attended the Alberta College of Art and Design, where he studied drawing and printmaking. After years of commercial illustration, he returned to his love of storytelling and began creating his own books. In 2008 he was nominated for the CBA Children's Illustrator of the Year Libris Award. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 5
Grade:
p to k
Awards
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre
  • Short-listed, Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice)
  • Commended, OLA Best Bets
  • Commended, Toronto Public Library First & Best Booklist
Editorial Review

"... kids and adults will laugh in spite of themselves... the theme of friendship coupled with Tankards's whimsical visuals make [this] an ideal book for storytime." -Quill & Quire, starred review

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Boo Hoo Bird

Bird and Raccoon are playing ball when Bird gets bonked on the head. “Boo hoo hoo!” he cries. What will make Bird feel better? A kiss? A cookie? A Band-Aid? Bird’s friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Beaver, Sheep and Fox are full of sweet and funny ideas. Originally published in hardcover in 2009 by Scholastic Press (Best Books for Kids & Teens 2010 Starred Selection).

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2011.

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