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A fresh and heartwarming new story from Il Sung Na about finding the courage to make a friend.
Bird is new to the forest, and he's looking for a friend. Bear could use a friend, too.
But Bird is too shy to introduce himself. Just as he musters the courage to say hello . . . it's too late Bear has already found a friend: a bright, shiny red balloon.
Has Bird missed his chance?
From the acclaimed Il Sung Na comes a charming and beautifully illustrated story about courage, kindness, and friendship. Peek inside the jacket for a special poster
Praise for Il Sung Na:
-Na brings fresh energy to the familiar. With a coloring style that feels as if someone took a firecracker to a box of crayons, Na makes turtle shells as dynamic as a peacock's plumage.- --The New York Times (The Opposite Zoo)
-Il Sung Na's illustrative art is so joyous, so jubilantly colorful, it feels celebratory and poetic even when the story is simple and spare.- --The Boston Globe
(A Book of Babies
★ - A] grand read-aloud.- --Kirkus Reviews
, Starred (Welcome Home, Bear
★ -It's the rare picture book that, upon arrival, feels as though it has been around for years already; Na's belongs to this group.- --Publishers Weekly
, Starred (A Book of Sleep
★ -Vibrant and] whimsical.- --School Library Journal
, Starred (Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit
From the Hardcover edition.