Two little birds hatch and grow until one day, they see an amazing sight: hundreds of birds, all flying together in one direction. They decide to join in, and so begins an amazing and sometimes dangerous journey that they never could have imagined. Eventually they return home — and the cycle starts over again.
This simple story, nicely complemented by warm and colorful illustrations, subtly celebrates the wonder of migration. Two Little Birds is a perfect book for introducing young children to nature's small miracles.
About the Author
Mary Newell DePalma has written and illustrated severalbooks for children, including The Strange Egg(Houghton Mifflin) and A Grand Old Tree(Scholastic), which received the IRA/CBC Children's Choiceaward. She has also illustrated several books for Eerdmans:Swimming Sal, Now It Is Winter, and Now It Is Summer. Mary lives in Massachusetts. Visit her website at www.marynewelldepalma.com.