The Day I Became A Bird

The Day I Became a BirdA young boy narrates the story about how, on the first day of school, he fell in love with Sylvia. Sylvia is a bird lover. She observes them, cares for them, and even wears bird barrettes in her hair. Her voice sounds like a birdsong to the boy. To get her attention, he creates a bird costume, which he wears to school, even though climbing trees and playing soccer are difficult for him in the costume. When he and Sylvia finally meet face to face, she puts her arms around him and the boy feels like he is flying. Black line drawings tenderly illustrate this love story. mjw
Title: The Day I Became A Bird
Author: Ingrid Chabbert
Illustrator
: Guridi (Raul Nieto Guridi)
Publisher
: Kids Can Press
Copyright
: 2016
Original Language
: Spanish
Original Title
: El dia en que me converti en un pajaro
Original Publisher
: Editiones TTT
Original Copyright
: 2015
ISBN
: 978-1-77138-621-0
Hardcover pages
: 40
Age range
: 4-7
Genre
: Picture Book
Author’s ethnicity
: French
Author’s residence
: France
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Spanish
Illustrator’s residence
: Spain
Subjects
: Birds, Costumes, Friendship, Love

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