Grumpy Bird

Board Book | October 1, 2008

byJeremy TankardIllustratorJeremy Tankard

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Your favourite story about waking up on the wrong side of the...nest.

Bird wakes up grumpy. Too grumpy to eat, play-or even fly. "Looks like I'm walking today," says Bird grumpily. All of this grumpy walking piques the interest of his friends and soon Sheep, Rabbit, Raccoon, Beaver, and Fox are walking alongside him. Somewhere along the way Bird realizes that his friends are still there, but his mood is gone, proving that sometimes grumpy needs company!

This bright book can be read again and again to help kids (and grown-ups) giggle away their darkest moods.

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Your favourite story about waking up on the wrong side of the...nest.Bird wakes up grumpy. Too grumpy to eat, play-or even fly. "Looks like I'm walking today," says Bird grumpily. All of this grumpy walking piques the interest of his friends and soon Sheep, Rabbit, Raccoon, Beaver, and Fox are walking alongside him. Somewhere along the...

JEREMY TANKARD worked as a graphic designer and typesetter before deciding to write and illustrate his own books. His stories come to him while doodling in his sketchbook-every once in a while a character leaps from his pages and begs for a story!

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Format:Board BookDimensions:30 pages, 6.74 × 6.77 × 0.79 inPublished:October 1, 2008Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545990211

ISBN - 13:9780545990219

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Grumpy Bird:Nominee, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award, 2008Nominee, CBA Libris Award, Children's Illustrator of the Year, 2008Shortlist, The Amelia Francess Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, 2008Nominee, Shining Willow Award, 2007OLA Best Bets, 2007CBC Sounds Like Canada Children's Book Panel SelectionNominee, Blue Spruce Award, 2007Toronto Public Library "First & Best" booklistLos Angeles Times Favorite Books of 2007Nominee, Early Years NIagara Literary Award"Jeremy Tankard's deceptively simple tale is a useful tonic for mood kids - and their parents - but the best thing about it is the comic perfection of Bird's face as he marches along in a fury." - The Wall Street Journal