On the Wing
On the Wing   -     By: Douglas Florian
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Product Description

Children will love to read the poems and look at the pictures in this lovely book. Each page features a poem about a certain bird with a funny picture to go along. From familiar birds like the Roadrunner and common Crow to exotic birds like the Royal Spoonbill, all the twenty-one birds in this book will both entertain and teach any child.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1996
ISBN: 0152023666
ISBN-13: 9780152023669
Ages: 4-8

Publisher's 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.

Author Bio

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.

Editorial Reviews

"[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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