The Blue Bird's PalaceBook - 2016
Inspired by the Russian storytelling tradition, this contemporary fairy tale about a relatable heroine's inner transformation from materialism to gratefulness will captivate readers of all ages. The relevant message, hardcover format and stunning full colour illustrations will make this a cherished gift during the holidays and throughout the year. AGES: 5-10 years SELLING POINTS: * SOCIO-EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Provides a springboard for conversations about helping others, distinguishing between needs and wants, and finding your own values. * BEAUTIFUL GIFT BOOK: The hardcover format makes for beautiful gift for any time of year. * FAVOURITE BAREFOOT ILLUSTRATOR: Breathtaking acrylic artwork by The Arabian Nights and Adventures of Achilles illustrator Carole Henaff immerses the reader in a whimsical vision of 19th-century rural Russia. REVIEWS: "With its folkloric elements, positive but not preachy message about sharing, and strong visual presentation, this will make an excellent read-aloud."--Kirkus Reviews
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Barefoot Books, ©2016.
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations ;,27 cm