My Dad's A Birdman by David AlmondMy Dad's A Birdman by David Almond

My Dad's A Birdman

byDavid AlmondIllustratorPolly Dunbar

Hardcover | February 26, 2008

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Join a young girl and her dad as they find their wings and take to the skies in a joyful, quirky, tender tale from a masterful author and illustrator team.

In a rainy town in the north of England, there are strange goings-on. Dad is building a pair of wings, eating flies, and feathering his nest. Auntie Doreen is getting cross and making dumplings. Contest barker Mr. Poop is parading the streets shouting louder and louder, and even Mr. Mint, the headmaster, is not quite himself. And watching it all is Lizzie, missing her mam and looking after Dad by letting him follow his newfound whimsy. From an inspired creative pairing comes a story of the Great Human Bird Competition — a poignant, exuberant tale of the healing power of flights of fancy, and a very special father-and-daughter bond.
David Almond, whose many awards include a Carnegie Medal and a Michael L. Printz Award, is known worldwide as the author of SKELLIG, KIT''S WILDERNESS, HEAVEN EYES, THE FIRE EATERS, and many other books and plays. Of MY DAD''S A BIRDMAN, his first novel for younger readers, he says, "Birds have always been a big influence. It̵...
Title:My Dad's A BirdmanFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:128 pages, 9.38 X 6.38 X 0.59 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 9.38 X 6.38 X 0.59 inPublished:February 26, 2008Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0763636673

ISBN - 13:9780763636678

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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