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The Bird

The Bird
The Bird
Average: 5 (4 votes)

Nature is always good for a surprise.  An everyday walk through the park brings an exciting discovery ... and a chance to marvel at nature’s wonders.Beautifully written and illustrated by Olivia Gallup, who penned and illustrated this story when she was 12 years old.  She is the 2011 Middle School Gold Medallist in the YACK (Young Authors - Creative Kids) writing awards.

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Pages: 32
Reading Level: Intermediate (6 to 9)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-936172-72-6
Categories: Animals & Creatures, Art, Mother Nature
Features: Illustrations
Keywords: bird, nature, young author, yack
Date Added: June 16, 2013
 Gold Medallist The Bird Written and illustrated by Olivia Gallup  by Olivia Gallup Printed in the United States of America All rights reserved This publication is protected by Copyright and permission should be obtained from the publisher prior to any prohibited reproduction storage in a retrieval system or transmission in any form or by any means electronic mechanical photocopying recording or likewise Published by YACK an imprint of Eifrig Publishing PO Box Berry Street Lemont PA USA Knobelsdorffstr Berlin Germany For information regarding permission write to Rights and Permissions Department Eifrig Publishing PO Box Berry Street Lemont PA USA permissionseifrigpublishingcom Library of Congress CataloginginPublication Data Gallup Olivia The Bird written and illustrated by Olivia Gallup p cm Paperback ISBN Hard cover ISBN  Environment Juvenille Fiction Selfimage Juvenille Fiction I Gallup Olivia ill II Title Printed in the USA on acidfree paper  This day was just like any other day in the fall The trees were shimmering with yellow red and orange as the wind blew through their leaves plucking some and sending them sailing through the air to carpet the ground in shades of yellow and brown The bushes still had some green on them but they were fading into the colors of the fall and preparing for winter The sky was icy blue a big puf fy gray white cloud covering the sun Many other clouds wandered aimlessly across the sky changing shape and size all the time Birds chirped happy little tunes across the park singing to themselves and the other inhabitants of the little forest The frosty air bit at my cheeks and made my bare fingers tingle but I didnt mind I loved taking a walk through the little park especially in the mornings when shaf ts of golden sunlight shone through gaps between the trees  But today I decided to take a walk in the early af ternoon I could feel the rocks and branches in the path through the thin soles of my shoes and watched