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Boo Hoo Bird

illustrated by Jeremy Tankard

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emotions & feelings, friendship
5 of 5
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list price: $9.99
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
published: Sep 2010
ISBN:9781443102377
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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.

 

About the Author

Jeremy Tankard is the bestselling authorstrator of the Grumpy Bird picture books. He has always loved comics and planned to make a career of them when he was about nine years old. He discovered the joys of Shakespeare in high school when his drama teacher cast him in a production of The Tempest. He has loved all things Shakespeare ever since. His book Yorick and Bones sees these two interests collide in the most unexpected ways. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and two children.

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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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