Bill Bowerbird and the Unbearable Beak-Ache by Tyler BurkeBill Bowerbird and the Unbearable Beak-Ache by Tyler Burke

Bill Bowerbird and the Unbearable Beak-Ache

byTyler Burke

Hardcover | March 15, 2017

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Bill has a terrible, unbearable, lousy beak-ache. He also happens to be a bowerbird: a type of bird that collects scraps to create elaborate color-sorted nests. So Bill turns to his friends the zebra, frog, yak, and others for objects that might help alleviate his ache. Nothing works. But as it turns out, the pain is from a new tooth! The ache goes away on its own.

This fun, wacky story is told in playful cadence with rhyme and refrain. Artwork is deliberately childlike, stylized in bold, energetic colors just like a bowerbird’s eccentric nest design. A riot to read, this story also offers some wisdom on getting through tough times: patience, and a little help from your friends.
TYLER CLARK BURKE is a writer, illustrator, designer, and freelance brainstormer. She co-founded the internationally acclaimed record label Three Gut Records (with The Constantines, Jim Guthrie, and Oneida), then sold her part to make art. Tyler has worked as a creative director and art director, has won numerous awards for her cover ...
Title:Bill Bowerbird and the Unbearable Beak-AcheFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 9.5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 15, 2017Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1771471549

ISBN - 13:9781771471541


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved this book! This is my little one's favorite bedtime read. Great story & the artwork is truly amazing!!.
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our whole family loves Bill Bowerbird!! Great writing. Fun illustrations. My kids love reading this book along with me. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2017-03-06

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