Grumpy Bird

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Scholastic Inc., 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 28 pages
107 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  - Fibersian - Goodreads

One Book 4 Colorado choice for the year.Grumpy Bird is too grumpy to do anything but walk as his friends join him for the fun he discovers that walking with friends IS fun. This may not be a preferred ... Read full review

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User Review  - Russell - Goodreads

Bird wakes up hating the world, finds a bunch of easily influenced adorable followers, starts a cult, and finds happiness once they all fall in line to his lifestyle choices. Gets a bit Haruki ... 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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