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On the Wing    by David Elliott & Becca Stadtlander order for
On the Wing
by David Elliott
Order:  USA  Can
Candlewick, 2014 (2014)
* *   Reviewed by Bob Walch

David Elliott combines witty, short poems with Becca Stadtlander's gorgeous illustration in this picture book that any child interested in birds will like. From a tiny hummingbird to the Andean condor, the eclectic collection of birds pictured here provide a catalog of our avian friends.

Of the Japanese Crane the author writes:
'What music do they hear
That makes them flutter so?
It's early spring;
the cranes are dancing,
dancing in the snow.

So, if birds are high on your toddler's list of things that really fascinate him/her, then this book should be on your must purchase list.

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