Flora's Very Windy Day

by Jeanne Birdsall, Matt Phelan

Heartwarming picture book charmingly depicts the topsy-turvy feelings a big sister has for her toddler  brother. An emotionally true tale by award-winning author Jeanne Birdsall, with whimsical illustrations by celebrated artist Matt Phelan.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780547994857
  • ISBN-10: 0547994850
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 08/27/2013
  • Carton Quantity: 50

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  • About the Book
    "This gem of a book will resonate with older siblings everywhere." --School Library Journal
    When Flora and her pesky little brother, Crispin, are whisked away by a swirling and swooping wind, she gets the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to give her brother away. With tempting offers from a dragonfly, the man in the moon, and even the wind itself, she will find it difficult to choose. But Flora would do anything to get rid of Crispin, wouldn’t she?  
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    "The story's sense and wit are most fully expressed in the text, but the character's actions and emotions are most memorably portrayed in the artwork... A fine picture book with a fierce, bold, and (deep down) compassionate heroine."—Booklist

    "Emotionally true from cover to cover."—Kirkus Reviews, STARRED review

    "Birdsall's crisp and delightful first picture book....believable characters, a tightly constructed story line, and a nod to past children's literature."—Publishers Weekly

    "This gem of a book will resonate with older siblings everywhere."—School Library Journal

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