Grumpy Bird

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Scholastic Inc., 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 28 pages
146 Reviews
Bright and fresh with an innovative art style, this debut picture book from a huge new talent is sure to win lots of fans!

Bird wakes up feeling grumpy. Too grumpy to eat or play -- too grumpy even to fly. "Looks like I'm walking today," says Bird. He walks past Sheep, who offers to keep him company. He walks past Rabbit, who also could use a walk. Raccoon, Beaver, and Fox join in, too.

Before he knows it, a little exercise and companionship help Bird shake his bad mood. This winsome, refreshingly original picture book is sure to help kids (and grown-ups) giggle away theirs, too!
  

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I love the illustrations myself, and the story is cute. - Goodreads
The pictures were beautiful and bright. - Goodreads
I love the artwork in this book. - Goodreads
I love this book for the illustrations & simple text. - Goodreads
I really like the illustrations. - Goodreads
The text is short and simple with great pictures. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Thomas - Goodreads

A fun book on its own but after a few reads you decide to change "walking" to "farting" (complete with sound effects) and now your young ones are hysterically laughing and there's no way you can't ... Read full review

Review: Grumpy Bird

User Review  - Goodreads

A fun book on its own but after a few reads you decide to change "walking" to "farting" (complete with sound effects) and now your young ones are hysterically laughing and there's no way you can't ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

JEREMY TANKARD is a celebrated illustrator and storyteller. His Grumpy Bird garnered multiple award nominations, and he was nominated for the CBA Libris Children's Illustrator of the Year Award in 2008. He is a stay-at-home dad who has weathered many boo-boos with his young daughter.

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