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Overview

Welcome, Brown Bird by Mary Lyn Ray, Peter Sylvada, Peter Lyn Sylvada

Poetic text and stunning paintings tell the story of a wood thrush that makes the long migration between New England and Central America. At each end of the journey is a boy who watches and waits, protecting the bird's nesting place until it returns. Neither boy knows that his love of the thrush's sweet song links him—like a brother—to another boy across the world, a boy who doesn't even speak the same language.

Includes an author's note that details wood thrush migration and habitat protection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152928636
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 3 Years

About the Author

MARY LYN RAY has written many books for children, including Pumpkins, illustrated by Barry Root, and Red Rubber Boot Day and Mud, both illustrated by Lauren Stringer. She lives in South Danbury, New Hampshire.

PETER SYLVADA illustrated Gleam and Glow by Eve Bunting and A Symphony of Whales by Steve Schuch, which won the Christopher Medal and was named a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year and a Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book. He lives in Cardiff, California.

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