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Synopsis:

A homeless boy who lives in an airport with his father, moving from terminal to terminal trying not to be noticed, is given hope when a trapped bird finally finds its freedom.

About the Author

'Ronald Himler is the illustrator of several successful picure books for Clarion, including TRAIN TO SOMEWHERE, FLY AWAY HOME, and THE WALL. Mr. Himler studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and New York University. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.Storytelling and the magic of words have always been important to Eve Bunting. She grew up in Northern Ireland, where storytelling is a tradition, and came to America as a young mother. Eve writes every day and her ideas come from what excites and interests her. She has the unique ability to address contemporary social issues, from homelessness to illiteracy, in a sensitive manner, and at the same time to explore the dynamics of family relationships. Eve Bunting is the author of more than 200 beloved books for young people, from preschoolers to teenagers. Among her many popular picture books for Clarion are THE WALL, FLY AWAY HOME, and TRAIN TO SOMEWHERE. Ms. Bunting lives in Pasadena, California.'

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395559628
Editor:
Giblin, James Cross
Author:
Himler, Ronald
Author:
Bunting
Author:
Bunting, Eve
Author:
Giblin, James Cross
Publisher:
Clarion Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Social Situations - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Homeless persons
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Airports
Subject:
Birds -- Fiction.
Subject:
Situations / Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Situations / Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Homeless persons -- Fiction.
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Homelessness and Poverty
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
January 1991
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated in full color
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.76x9.30x.37 in. .66 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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