Annotations for Bluebird


Baker & Taylor
An exploration of the universal themes of loneliness, bullying and friendship traces the poignant journey of a bluebird who makes the acquaintance of a young boy and ultimately risks his life to save the boy from harm. By the creator of The Red Lemon.

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Baker & Taylor
An exploration of the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and friendship traces the poignant journey of a bluebird who makes the acquaintance of a young boy and ultimately risks his life to save the boy from harm.

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Random House, Inc.
"Like nothing you have seen before," raves Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as they follow the journey of a bluebird as he develops a friendship with a young boy and ultimately risks his life to save the boy from harm. Both simple and evocative, this timeless and profound story will resonate with readers young and old.

Bob Staake has been working on this book for 10 years, and he believes it is the story he was born to write.

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