On the Wing

On the Wing

4.12 (25 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

From the familiar roadrunner and common crow to the exotic quetzal and Andean cock-of-the-rock, this unusual aviary of twenty-one colorful creatures soars with feathery frivolity.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 246.38 x 248.92 x 5.1mm | 208.65g
  • Harcourt Brace International
  • Orlando, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • colour illustrations
  • 0152023666
  • 9780152023669
  • 791,576

About Douglas Florian

DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many acclaimed picture books including" zoo's who;" "bow wow meow meow," a Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year; "lizards, frogs, and polliwogs," a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book; "mammalabilia," an ABA's Pick of the Lists;" insectlopedia," an ALA Notable Children's Book and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year; and "omnibeasts," a gift collection of his best-loved animal poems. He lives with his family in New York City.
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Review quote

"[A] festive collection of 21 whimsical rhymes and elegant watercolors celebrating familiar and exotic feathery flyers. Parenting "A fine encore to Florian's Beast Feast....A sturdy foundation from which to explore the playfulness of language." Kirkus Reviews "For anyone who admires birds or gentle, light-hearted verse." San Diego Parent "
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Rating details

25 ratings
4.12 out of 5 stars
5 24% (6)
4 68% (17)
3 4% (1)
2 4% (1)
1 0% (0)
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