Oh Lord, I Wish I Was a Buzzard

Oh Lord, I Wish I Was a Buzzard

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From dawn to dusk, a little girl harvests cotton in the sweltering Mississippi Delta heat. Imagining her way through the endless day, she wishes she could be anyone elsefrom a snake curled up and cool to a buzzard going round and round in the sky. Finally, sunset approaches, and a special treat awaits. Based on a sharecropper's childhood memories, Polly Greenberg's rhythmic text and Aliki's sun-soaked illustrations make an unforgettable tale just right for the youngest reader.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 203.2 x 254.3 x 4.3mm | 136.08g
  • North-South Books (Nord-Sud Verlag AG)
  • Seastar Books
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • English
  • Reprint
  • colour illustrations
  • 1587172208
  • 9781587172205

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17 ratings
3.64 out of 5 stars
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4 24% (4)
3 35% (6)
2 6% (1)
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