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Children's Fiction Humorous Stories

Have You Ever Zeen a Ziz?

by (author) Linda Elovitz Marshall

illustrated by Kyle Reed

Albert Whitman & Company
Initial publish date
Apr 2020
Humorous Stories, Birds, General
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2020
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
  • Reading age: 4 to 8


The Ziz is a bird that sings, puts on shows, and has the ability to block out the sun with its wings. This absurd and quirky tale about the mythological Ziz will have readers everywhere searching the skies for one. Told in rhyme, this humorous story is perfect for reading out loud.

About the authors

Linda Elovitz Marshall studied cultural anthropology in college, then worked in early childhood education. While teaching, she fell in love with picture books. Linda has written almost twenty picture books, both fiction and nonfiction. She lives with her husband on a farm in the Hudson River Valley of New York.

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KYLE REED has illustrated characters and worlds for children's books. He loved to draw animals as a kid and still draws them today in Hamilton, Ontario. Kyle loves a quick nap, usually covered with a quilt.


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Editorial Reviews

"Sweet and delightful and totally charming."—Kirkus Reviews

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